throatlatch

noun throat·latch \ ˈthrōt-ˌlach \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of throatlatch

1 :a strap of a bridle or halter passing under a horse's throat
2 :the part of a horse's throat around which the throatlatch passes — see horse illustration

First Known Use of throatlatch

1693


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