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cheek strap

noun
  1. (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.
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  • 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