neck–rein

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verb \ˈnek-ˌrān\

Definition of neck–rein

  1. intransitive verb
  2. of a saddle horse :  to respond to the pressure of a rein on one side of the neck by turning in the opposite direction

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to direct (a horse) by pressures of the rein on the neck

1940

First Known Use of neck–rein

1940

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