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Another word for snaffle

  1. An instrument or means of restraining

      1. The act of restraining:
      2. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      3. An influence that inhibits or restrains:
      1. A chain, rope, or strap attached to the collar or harness of an animal, especially a dog, and used to lead it or hold it in check.
      2. A strap or cord attached to a harness worn by a small child, used to prevent the child from wandering off.
      3. A strap, cord, or other line used to keep an object close to its user or in a designated location.
      1. A harness, consisting of a headstall, bit, and reins, fitted about a horse's head and used to restrain or guide the animal.
      2. A curb or check:
      3. A span of chain, wire, or rope that can be secured at both ends to an object and slung from its center point.
      1. A device for slowing or stopping motion, as of a vehicle, especially by contact friction.
      2. Something that slows or stops action.
      3. To reduce the speed of with or as if with a brake.
      1. A small portion, degree, or amount:
      2. A brief amount of time; a moment:
      3. A short scene or episode in a theatrical performance.
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