cheek strap


(of a bridle) one of two straps passing over the cheeks of the horse and connecting the crown piece with the bit or noseband.


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Also called cheekpiece. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for cheek strap

  • He fastened the cheek-strap very carefully, and got all the pieces of harness on and buckled.

    At the Back of the North Wind|Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald