throat·​latch ˈthrōt-ˌlach How to pronounce throatlatch (audio)
: a strap of a bridle or halter passing under a horse's throat
: the part of a horse's throat around which the throatlatch passes see horse illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of throatlatch was in 1693

Dictionary Entries Near throatlatch

Cite this Entry

“Throatlatch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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