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checkrein


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Checkrein  \Check"rein`\,  n. 
  1.  A  short  rein  looped  over  the  check  hook  to  prevent  a  horse 
  from  lowering  his  head;  --  called  also  a  {bearing  rein}. 
 
  2.  A  branch  rein  connecting  the  driving  rein  of  one  horse  of 
  a  span  or  pair  with  the  bit  of  the  other  horse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  checkrein 
  n  :  a  rein  designed  to  keep  the  horse's  head  in  the  desired 
  position  [syn:  {bearing  rein}] 




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