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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bridoon  \Bri*doon"\,  n.  [F.  bridon,  from  bride;  of  German 
  origin.  See  {Bridle},  n.]  (Mil.) 
  The  snaffle  and  rein  of  a  military  bridle,  which  acts 
  independently  of  the  bit,  at  the  pleasure  of  the  rider.  It  is 
  used  in  connection  with  a  curb  bit,  which  has  its  own  rein. 
  --Campbell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bridoon 
  n  :  a  bit  resembling  a  snaffle  bit;  used  with  a  separate  curb 




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