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Martingale   /mˈɑrtɪŋˌeɪl/   Listen
Martingale

noun
1.
A harness strap that connects the nose piece to the girth; prevents the horse from throwing back its head.
2.
Spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat.  Synonym: dolphin striker.






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"Martingale" Quotes from Famous Books



... with a toss of her head that would have snapped a martingale in fifty pieces. "Pray walk on, sir. I am a lady, and papa would be very ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845 • Various



Words linked to "Martingale" :   stable gear, tack, saddlery, harness, spar



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