Pelham


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pelham

(ˈpɛləm)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a horse's bit for a double bridle, less severe than a curb but more severe than a snaffle
[probably from the proper name Pelham]

Pelham

(ˈpɛləm)
n
(Biography) Henry. 1696–1754, British statesman: prime minister (1743–54); brother of Thomas Pelham Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
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Noun1.Pelham - a bit with a bar mouthpiece that is designed to combine a curb and snaffle
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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