Definition of Browband

1. Noun. Part of a horse's bridle that runs from just under one ear, across the forehead, to just under the other ear, preventing the bridle from sliding down. ¹



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Definition of Browband

1. a band designed to cross the forehead [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Browband

brouhaha
brouhahas
broussonetine
brouter
brouters
brouze
brouzes
brow
brow-beat
brow-beaten
brow-beating
brow-beats
brow ptosis
browallia
browallias
browband (current term)
browbands
browbeat
browbeaten
browbeating
browbeats
browbone
browbones
browbound
browdyng
browed
browless
browlift
brown

Literary usage of Browband

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1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"... or three for each ear; and other boxes of nose-studs and nose-rings of the most beautiful workmanship; also a browband, or sort of half-coronet, ..."

2. Natives of Australia by Northcote Whitridge Thomas (1906)
"According to Lumholtz, they are sometimes carried with a browband, so that the hands are free for other purposes. A small basket is also carried round the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Forehead-drop—An ornamental strap hanging down from the browband over the horse's forehead. Four-in-Hand Club—Formed in April, 1856, ..."

4. Trooper and Redskin in the Far North-West: Recollections of Life in the by John G. Donkin (1889)
"... was of horse-hair, with beaded fringe upon the browband. I reckoned him up, and I think—as he sat—he would be worth about five hundred dollars as a ..."

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