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neck-rein: Meaning and Definition of

neck-rein

Pronunciation: (nek'r?n"), [key]
? v.t.
  1. to guide or direct (a horse) with the pressure of a rein on the opposite side of the neck from the direction in which the rider wishes to travel.
?v.i.
  1. (of a horse) to respond to such pressure from a rein by going in the desired direction.
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