spade bit

noun

Definition of spade bit

: a bit having a piece of metal attached to the center of the bar in such a way that when the reins are pulled, the metal piece presses against the roof of the horse's mouth

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“Spade bit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spade%20bit. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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