hackamore

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noun hack·a·more \ˈha-kə-ˌmȯr\

Definition of hackamore

  1. :  a bridle with a loop capable of being tightened about the nose in place of a bit or with a slip noose passed over the lower jaw

Origin and Etymology of hackamore

by folk etymology from Spanish jáquima bridle


First Known Use: 1850

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