jerk line

noun

Definition of jerk line

: a single rein used originally in the western U.S. that was fastened to the brake handle and ran through the driver's hand to the bit of the lead animal

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“Jerk line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jerk%20line. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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