terret(redirected from Terrets)
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1. One of the metal rings on a harness through which the reins pass.
2. A ring on an animal's collar, used for attaching a leash.
[Middle English teret, variant of toret, from Old French, diminutive of tour, tor, a round; see tour.]
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) either of the two metal rings on a harness saddle through which the reins are passed
2. the ring on a dog's collar for attaching the lead
[C15: variant of toret, from Old French, diminutive of tor loop; see tour]
one of the round loops or rings on the saddle of a harness, through which the driving reins pass.
[1480–90; earlier teret, Middle English toret < Middle French, Old French tor ring + -et -et]