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[chek-reyn] /ˈtʃɛkˌreɪn/

a short passing from the bit to the saddle of a harness, to prevent the horse from lowering its head.
Compare (def 2), .
a short joining the bit of one of a span of horses to the driving of the other.
the usual US word for bearing rein


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