from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The part of a bridle or halter that passes over an animal's nose. Also called nosepiece.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The part of a bridle or halter that goes over the nose of an animal, particularly a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That part of the headstall of a bridle which passes over a horse's nose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of a bridle which comes over the nose and is attached to the cheek-straps. Also called nose-piece. See cut under harness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a strap that is the part of a bridle that goes over the animal's nose


nose +‎ band (Wiktionary)



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