facepiece

noun

1
a
: the part of an overcheck that connects the bit with the cavesson and overcheck rein
b
: an ornamental harness brass placed pendant from the cavesson
2
: the part of a gas mask or other respirator that fits over the face and is provided with eyepieces and a breathing device

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“Facepiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/facepiece. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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