Pelham(redirected from pelhams)
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(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]
(Biography) Henry. 1696–1754, British statesman: prime minister (1743–54); brother of Thomas Pelham Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle