Crownpiece Crown"piece` (-p?s`), n. (a) A piece or part which passes over the head, as in a bridle. (b) A coin [In sense (b) properly crown piece.] See {Crown}, 19. [1913 Webster]

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  • crownpiece — /krown pees /, n. the strap of a bridle that fits across the head of a horse. See illus. under harness. [1640 50; CROWN + PIECE] * * * …   Universalium

  • crownpiece — noun The headstall of a horses bridle …   Wiktionary

  • crownpiece — crown•piece [[t]ˈkraʊnˌpis[/t]] n. dch the strap of a bridle that fits across the head of a horse • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • crownpiece — /ˈkraʊnpis/ (say krownpees) noun 1. a piece or part forming or fitting the crown or top of anything. 2. → crown (def. 6b) …   Australian English dictionary

  • crownpiece — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a piece or part forming the crown or top of something; specifically : crown 3f(2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bridle — A bridle is a piece of equipment used to control a horse. The bridle fits over a horse s head, and has the purpose of controlling the horse. It holds a bit in the horse s mouth. As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, a bridle includes a… …   Wikipedia

  • Halter — A halter, headcollar, or, less often, headstall, is headgear that is used to lead or tie up an animal; it fits behind the ears (behind the poll), and around the muzzle. To handle the animal, a leadline of strap or rope is attached to the halter… …   Wikipedia

  • Frentera — on bridle in the British museum, Etruscan, c. 700 650 BC A frentera is a part of some halters and bridles, usually on a horse. It is a cord, strap, or chain on the face of the horse that is attached to the crownpiece or browband and runs down the …   Wikipedia

  • Sky King — was a 1940s and 1950s American radio and television adventure series featuring Arizona rancher and aircraft pilot Schuyler (or Skyler) Sky King. The series was likely based on a true life person, Jack Cones, the Flying Constable of Twentynine… …   Wikipedia

  • Longeing — or lungeing is a technique for training horses, where a horse is asked to work at the end of a long line and respond to commands from a handler on the ground who holds the line. It is also a critical component of the sport of equestrian vaulting …   Wikipedia

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