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Meaning of CHECKREIN

Pronunciation:  'chek`reyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position
 

CHECKREIN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: bearing rein
 
 See Also: rein

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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