martingale

Definitions of martingale
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n a harness strap that connects the nose piece to the girth; prevents the horse from throwing back its head

Type of:
saddlery, stable gear, tack
gear for a horse

n spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat

Synonyms:
dolphin striker
Type of:
spar
a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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