checkrein checkrein

Definition(s):

  • (n) a rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position

Usage(s):

  1. And the news from Europe was a hard checkrein on enthusiasmthe compressed beachhead below Rome, the slow inch-by-inch bitterness of Cassino.
  2. At first, WPB expects to keep a checkrein on reconversion, to make sure that civilians get what they need most.
  3. Papadopoulos aims to keep a checkrein even on those men he has released.
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