cheekpiece


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cheekpiece

(ˈtʃiːkˌpiːs)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) either of the two straps of a bridle that join the bit to the crownpiece
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Noun1.cheekpiece - either of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiececheekpiece - either of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiece
bridle - headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
strap - an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
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The 16-inch barrel is chrome lined chrome moly, and features include a Troy Medieval muzzle brake and ERGO F93 buttstock with a fixed cheekpiece.
The CountDown provides a window in the back of the magazine that shows the amount of remaining rounds without the need to move your head from the cheekpiece.
Location of the locking/loosening hardware and incremental cheekpiece adjustment are two clues.
For precision target shooting, the user can quickly adjust the height of the buttstock for a custom fit by removing or installing spacers in the cheekpiece.
We are the company that originally produced the Delta Cheekpiece for Colt firearms back in the '80s when they sold the AR-15 Delta," Ridge said.
FAUGHEEN will have the aid of cheekpieces when he bids to recapture his sparkle and his Champion Hurdle crown at Cheltenham tomorrow.
Powell, another daughter of a Grand National winner Brendan - who rode Rhyme 'N Reason to victory in 1988, felt the first-time cheekpieces were key to victory.
Nicholls and Fehily pulled off a carefully constructed plan to make best use of their charge's assured stamina and improved concentration gained from the application of a pair of cheekpieces.
Cheekpieces brought a magical return to top form by the horse who threw away the Gold Cup on Cheltenham's testing run-in last March.
Trainer Paul Nicholls said: "The cheekpieces just sharpened him up as he was getting a bit idle.
First-time cheekpieces had appeared to work the oracle on his previous start, when he was a half-length victor over Wildomar, a horse who had beaten him before and is a consistent runner himself.