sidecheck

sidecheck
side•check
[[t]ˈsaɪdˌtʃɛk[/t]] n.
a checkrein passing from the bit to the saddle of the harness
Etymology: 1890–95, amer.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • sidecheck — /suyd chek /, n. a checkrein passing from the bit to the saddle of a harness. [1890 95, Amer.; SIDE1 + CHECK] * * * …   Universalium

  • sidecheck — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a checkrein carried at the side of a horse s head compare overcheck * * * /suyd chek /, n. a checkrein passing from the bit to the saddle of a harness. [1890 95, Amer.; SIDE1 + CHECK] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bridle — A bridle is a piece of equipment used to control a horse. The bridle fits over a horse s head, and has the purpose of controlling the horse. It holds a bit in the horse s mouth. As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, a bridle includes a… …   Wikipedia

  • checkrein — /chek rayn /, n. 1. a short rein passing from the bit to the saddle of a harness, to prevent the horse from lowering its head. Cf. overcheck (def. 2), sidecheck. See illus. under harness. 2. a short rein joining the bit of one of a span of horses …   Universalium

  • checkrein — noun a rein designed to keep the horse s head in the desired position • Syn: ↑bearing rein • Hypernyms: ↑rein * * * I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: check (IV) + rein …   Useful english dictionary

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