Definition of Cheekpiece

1. Noun. Either of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiece.

Group relationships: Bridle
Generic synonyms: Strap



Definition of Cheekpiece

1. Noun. A piece of armour, or the bridle of a horse, that protects the cheek ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheekpiece

cheek tooth
cheekbone
cheekboned
cheekbones
cheeke
cheeked
cheekful
cheekfuls
cheekier
cheekiest
cheekily
cheekiness
cheekinesses
cheeking
cheekless
cheekpiece (current term)
cheekpieces
cheeks
cheeky
cheeky monkey
cheep
cheeped
cheeper
cheepers
cheeping
cheeps
cheer
cheer on
cheer up
cheere

Literary usage of Cheekpiece

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1. On seats and saddles, bits and bitting, and the prevention and cure of by Francis Dwyer (1868)
"The figure shows further a rod gh fitted to slide up and down the movable cheekpiece e /, which is graduated into inches and eighths or tenths on its lower ..."

2. Rifles and Rifle Shooting by Charles Askins (1912)
"cheekpiece FOR TELESCOPE The cheekpiece is also the Winchester; ... The cheekpiece, together with the blinder, affords a very secure rest for the head, ..."

3. On Seats and Saddles: Bits and Bitting and the Prevention and Cure of by Francis Dwyer (1868)
"The figure shows further a rod gh fitted to slide up and down the movable cheekpiece ef, which is graduated into inches and eighths or tenths on its lower ..."

4. The Temple of Apollo Bassitas by Frederick A. Cooper (1996)
"... Apollo: spears and arrowheads (with full-size examples), shields, helmets (with full-size cheekpiece), breastplates, corselets, greaves Crete, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"cheekpiece—[Sec BRIDLE.] Cheek of the Bit—The portion outside a horse's mouth. Chin-groove—The groove in the chin of a horse wherein the curl) chain lies. ..."

6. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... for a cheekpiece to a horse ; Soon in a treasure-chamber stored it lies j And, though to gain it many a man hath long'd, 170 Still it lies there, ..."

7. Papers of the British School at Rome by British School at Rome (1906)
"... on the cheekpiece acteristic. The crest is worn exactly as in the reliefs of the Archway (where in some cases tl and aigrettes take its place), and, ..."

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