Definition of Bearing rein

1. Noun. A rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position.

Exact synonyms: Checkrein
Generic synonyms: Rein



Definition of Bearing rein

1. Noun. A checkrein. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bearing Rein

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bearing(a)
bearing-down pain
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bearing false witness
bearing fruit
bearing metal
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bearing out
bearing rein (current term)
bearing reins
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Literary usage of Bearing rein

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1839)
"We have not space to go through the whole discussion ; but we will make one extract, in which the evils of the bearing-rein are enumerated, its occasional ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"brutal coachman, who thinks that the bearing-rein relieves his arms from some ... After describing tho ordinary old - fashioned bearing - rein, Mr Flower ..."

3. Domestic Animals, History and Description of the Horse, Mule, Cattle, Sheep by Richard Lamb Allen (1856)
"... The bearing rein Is a matter of much controversy; some claiming that it should be entirely abolished, while others as strenuously contend for its almost ..."

4. The Young Folks' Cyclopædia of Common Things by John Denison Champlin (1884)
"The check-rein or bearing-rein BB, meant to hold the horse's head in good shape, is also buckled to rings on each side of the bit ; it is then passed ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"In crowded streets, with high- mettled horses that run freely up to their bits, a well-fitted bearing-rein gives the driver a more thorough control of the ..."

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