- either of two vertical bars of a bit, one on each end of the mouthpiece.
- cheek strap.
Origin of cheekpiece
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Examples from the Web for cheekpiece
The cheekpiece (A) of the gage must always rest against the working side.Carpentry for Boys
J. S. Zerbe
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
- either of the two straps of a bridle that join the bit to the crownpiece
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