curb chain


Definition of curb chain

1 : a flat chain hooked into the eyes of a curb bit and passed under the chin of a horse where it augments the leverage of the bit
2 : a jewelry chain composed of round links slightly twisted to make them lie flat and close together

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“Curb chain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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