cheek strap

cheek′ strap`


n.
one of two straps of a bridle passing over the cheeks of the horse and connecting the crownpiece with the bit.
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The mask lot number is on the lower right cheek strap and on the mask's shipping box label.
Once you have the straps tightened correctly, loosen only the cheek straps to take off the mask.
Once you have the straps properly snug, loosen only the cheek straps to take off the mask.