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A bridle which has both a curb and a snaffle bit, each with its own set of reins.
- ‘When do you consider it appropriate to begin to work the horse in a double bridle?’
- ‘Now you have a double bridle that, unlike a single rope bridle, will not quickly chafe through.’
- ‘Where the two reins of the double bridle appear, the riders leave the lower, curb rein slack and ride on the bradoon or snaffle rein.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.