bridoon

noun

bri·​doon
brə̇ˈdün
variants or bradoon
brəˈ-
plural -s
1
: a bit resembling a snaffle but without cheekpieces used chiefly with a separate curb
2
: a headstall fitted with a bridoon

Word History

Etymology

French bridon, from bride bridle

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“Bridoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bridoon. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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