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3 definitions found
 for Snaffle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Snaffle \Snaf"fle\, n. [D. snavel a beak, bill, snout; akin to
     G. schnabel, OHG. snabul,. sneb, snebbe, OFries. snavel
     mouth, Dan. & Sw. snabel beak, bill, Lith. snapas, and to E.
     snap, v. See Snap, and cf. Neb.]
     A kind of bridle bit, having a joint in the part to be placed
     in the mouth, and rings and cheek pieces at the ends, but
     having no curb; -- called also snaffle bit.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Snaffle \Snaf"fle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snaffled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Snaffling.]
     To put a snaffle in the mouth of; to subject to the snaffle;
     to bridle.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  snaffle
      n 1: a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb [syn:
           snaffle, snaffle bit]
      v 1: get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all
           the good buys during the garage sale" [syn: snap up,
           snaffle, grab]
      2: fit or restrain with a snaffle; "snaffle a horse"

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