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 for Bridoon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bridoon \Bri*doon"\, n. [F. bridon, from bride; of German
     origin. See Bridle, n.] (Mil.)
     The snaffle and rein of a military bridle, which acts
     independently of the bit, at the pleasure of the rider. It is
     used in connection with a curb bit, which has its own rein.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a bit resembling a snaffle bit; used with a separate curb

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