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headstall

[hed-stawl] /ˈhɛdˌstɔl/
noun
1.
that part of a bridle or halter that encompasses the head of an animal.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English hedstall. See head, stall1
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headstall

/ˈhɛdˌstɔːl/
noun
1.
another word (esp US) for head collar
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