bridoon


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bridoon

(brɪˈduːn)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a horse's bit: a small snaffle used in double bridles
[C18: from French bridon, from bride bridle; compare Middle English bride]
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Noun1.bridoon - a bit resembling a snaffle bit; used with a separate curb
bit - piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding; "the horse was not accustomed to a bit"
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