cheek piece

cheekpiece

[cheek-pees]
noun
1.
either of two vertical bars of a bit, one on each end of the mouthpiece. See illus. under snaffle.

Origin:
1750–60; cheek + piece

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To cheek piece
Collins
World English Dictionary
cheekpiece (ˈtʃiːkˌpiːs)
 
n
either of the two straps of a bridle that join the bit to the crownpiece

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature