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terret

noun ter·ret \ˈter-ət\

Definition of TERRET

:  one of the rings on the top of a harness pad through which the reins pass

Origin of TERRET

alteration of Middle English toret, turret half-ring, eyelet, from Anglo-French turette, diminutive of tur circuit, ring — more at turn
First Known Use: 15th century

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