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terret - What does it mean?

Definition of 'terret'



  • One of the rings on the top of the saddle of a harness, through which the reins pass.
  • *1877 , (Anna Sewell), (Black Beauty) Chapter 23[]
  • *:She had a good idea of what was coming, and the moment York took the rein off the terret in order to shorten it, she took her opportunity, and reared up so suddenly, that York had his nose roughly hit, and his hat knocked off
  • (Webster 1913) ----