throat latch

throatlatch

[throht-lach]
noun
a strap that passes under a horse's throat and helps to hold a bridle or halter in place.

Origin:
1785–95; throat + latch

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To throat latch
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: throat infection
Next Definition: throat micro phone
Words Near: throat latch
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for throat latch
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing throat latch
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature