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|a harness strap that connects the nose piece to the girth; prevents the horse from throwing back its head
|spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat
|A strap fastened to a horse's girth, passing between his fore legs, and fastened to the bit, or now more commonly ending in two rings, through which the reins pass. It is intended to hold down the head of the horse, and prevent him from rearing.