Definition of Bar bit
1. Noun. A bit for horses that is a solid bar of metal.
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Literary usage of Bar bit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elements of Hippology by Francis Cutler Marshall (1908)
"A bar bit is an unbroken ^^ fj bit that acts, without leverage, ... The bar bit is supported partly on the bars of the horse's jaw and partly on his tongue. ..."
2. The Bridle Bits: A Treatise on Practical Horsemanship by Jenyns C. Battersby (1886)
"THE bar bit. The plain bar bit has a history of its own. ... bar bit. purposely trained to pull the buggy or the driver out of it by the bit. ..."
3. Theory and Practice of Veterinary Medicine by Austin H. Baker, Alexander Eger (1911)
"The horse pulls hard on the bit, and the bar bit with the chain underneath is brought back ... A straight bar bit is an abomination in a horse's mouth, ..."
4. The Training and Breaking of Horses by Merritt Wesley Harper (1918)
"This bit is similar to a straight bar-bit with guards at either side and with an ... To make a tongue-lolling bit, use an ordinary straight bar-bit (Fig. ..."
5. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody; an Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase, William Wesley Cook (1920)
"To remedy this defect, take a common bar bit, drill a hole on either side, about three-quarters of an inch from the center of the bit, from the upper ..."
6. Management and Breeding of Horses by Merritt Wesley Harper (1913)
"The straight bar bit consists of a solid mouthpiece without lever action. ... The straight bar bit is useful for horses with tender ..."