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noun as in bridle


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It must have been the headstall which, dragging along the bottom, had so opportunely anchored him.

An example of the headstall worn by an Ass belonging to a wealthy man may be seen in the illustration.

He is seated on a milkwhite horse with long flowing crimson tail, richly caparisoned, with golden headstall.

The reins and headstall were of crimson silk, covered with chains of silver gilt.

Of silver also were his heavy spurs, the pommel of his saddle, his stirrups, and the headstall of his bridle.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to headstall, such as: check, control, curb, deterrent, hackamore, and halter.

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