curb bit


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curb bit

n.
A horse's bit to which a curb is attached.
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Noun1.curb bit - a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
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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Curb bits appeared at the end of the 15th century and it was these that had bosses attached to them.