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synonyms for headstall

  • check
  • control
  • curb
  • deterrent
  • hackamore
  • halter
  • leash
  • rein
  • restraint
  • trammels

antonyms for headstall

MOST RELEVANT
  • encouragement
  • liberation
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How to use headstall in a sentence

It must have been the headstall which, dragging along the bottom, had so opportunely anchored him.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
An example of the headstall worn by an Ass belonging to a wealthy man may be seen in the illustration.
BIBLE ANIMALS;J. G. WOOD
He is seated on a milkwhite horse with long flowing crimson tail, richly caparisoned, with golden headstall.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
The reins and headstall were of crimson silk, covered with chains of silver gilt.
THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN EVELYN
Of silver also were his heavy spurs, the pommel of his saddle, his stirrups, and the headstall of his bridle.
THE PURPLE LANDW. H. HUDSON
In using it, however, you must see that the headstall is long enough for the pressure to lie on the bars of the horses mouth.
RIDING FOR LADIESMRS. POWER O'DONOGHUE
I have found that the best method of treating it is to take up the cheek-pieces of the headstall.
RIDING FOR LADIESMRS. POWER O'DONOGHUE
He crouched, backed, half turned and Nora's spur caught under the headstall of his bridle.
BRUCE OF THE CIRCLE AHAROLD TITUS
The horse must also carry a headstall and a halter; I like one with plenty of tassels, to keep off the flies.
THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
The others at the same time made the bridles fast to the headstall of the wheelers drawing the wagon.
INDIAN AND SCOUTF. S. BRERETON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HEADSTALL

  • check
  • control
  • curb
  • deterrent
  • hackamore
  • halter
  • headstall
  • leash
  • rein
  • restraint
  • trammels
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.