[ cheek-pees ]
/ ˈtʃikˌpis /
either of two vertical bars of a bit, one on each end of the mouthpiece.
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Example sentences from the Web for cheekpiece
Cheekpiece from snaffle bit, iron, incomplete, angular knee with hole for linking element between rein and bit.Contributions From the Museum of History and Technology|Ivor Noel Hume
The cheekpiece (A) of the gage must always rest against the working side.Carpentry for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
British Dictionary definitions for cheekpiece
/ (ˈtʃiːkˌpiːs) /
either of the two straps of a bridle that join the bit to the crownpiece
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