Horse brass


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

horse brass

n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a decorative brass ornament, usually circular, originally attached to a horse's harness
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

Horse brass

A round brass medallion about three inches in diameter attached to horse harness for decoration. Used more generally in Europe than in the USA.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
Translations

horse brass

nornamento d'ottone per finimenti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
"They are not lawnmower beers," cautioned Don Younger, owner of the Horse Brass Pub in Portland.
It was Dusty's I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself, a plaintive lament about the boredom that can follow a good horse brass polishing session, that became an unofficial anthem for every work-shy fop in England.
The roaring open fire and horse brass on the walls had me feeling all traditional so I couldn't look past the fried bacon and cabbage with saute potatoes.
TOP older horse Brass Hat made a fantastic return from a serious leg injury on Sunday when he broke a track record at Churchill Downs after more than a year on the sidelines, writes Dan Farley.
An ancient locket found by a five-year-old boy, a war medal and a Charles II horse brass are just some of the items that have been found by people going about their everyday business - and are worth quite a lot of money.
And every exhibitor, steward and judge in all classes will be presented with a commemorative Llanilar Show Centenary horse brass specially struck at Ironbridge, near Telford.
We were taken to a secluded, quiet dining area, which was separate from the pub lounge, the restaurant walls are adorned with paintings of the local scenery, some of which are painted by a local artist with some horse brass and fairy lights decorating old timber beams adding to the classic old pub vibe.
All entries, which must hold public liability insurance, will receive a commemorative horse brass and certificate.
Museum director Mr Ian Walden said: "Each of the contestants was given a souvenir horse brass featuring the Eurovision logo, made at our foundry."
And I've always considered the mock-Tudor beams and corporate horse brasses to be the last word in good taste and elegant style.
Two of the cafes were themed, the one in Chapel Street was made to look like an old English Inn, exposed wood ceiling beams, horse brasses on the wood panelled walls.
The sale included models of the Queen in ceramic and silver, Prince Albert memorabilia, commemorative teapots, busts, plates, jugs, mugs, plaques, dishes, flasks, basins, glassware, spoons, vases, paperweight, horse brasses, photographs, paintings,, and VR marked wall post box, truncheons and wheelbarrow.