throatlatch

noun
throat·latch | \ˈthrōt-ˌlach \

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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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