Definition of cheekpiece

: a piece or part forming, crossing, or covering a cheek: such as
a(1) of a bridle : cheek strap
(2) of a bit : either of the sidepieces at the ends of the mouthpiece
b : the portion of the stock of certain firearms that is specially constructed to offer a convenient rest for the firer's cheek

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“Cheekpiece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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