nose·​band | \ ˈnōz-ˌband How to pronounce noseband (audio) \

Definition of noseband

: the part of a headstall that passes over a horse's nose

Examples of noseband in a Sentence

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First Known Use of noseband

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Noseband.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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