- one of the round loops or rings on the saddle of a harness, through which the driving reins pass.
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Historical Examples of terret
Then take the rein, double it, pass the bight of it through the terret, with the loop over the bearing-rein hook.Riding and Driving
Edward L. Anderson
"I think I have heard that those two clever spies were hanged," remarked Terret.Boscobel: or, the royal oak
William Harrison Ainsworth
Terret, ter′et, n. one of the two round loops or rings on a pad-tree, through which the driving reins pass.
- either of the two metal rings on a harness saddle through which the reins are passed
- the ring on a dog's collar for attaching the lead