\mˈɑːtɪŋɡˌe͡ɪl], \mˈɑːtɪŋɡˌeɪl], \m_ˈɑː_t_ɪ_ŋ_ɡ_ˌeɪ_l]\
Definitions of MARTINGALE
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- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A broad strap passing from the noseband to the girth of a horse, between its fore legs, to keep its head down.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
A forked strap for holding down a horse's head.
A stay of a jib boom, or a vertical spar under the bowsprit. martingal.
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A strap passing from the nose-band of a horse, between the fore legs, to the girth; part of a ship's rigging.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [French] A strap fastened to a horseâ€™s girth, passing between his fore legs, and thence divided into two thongs attached to the musrole, to prevent a horse from rearing;â€” a rope leading from the Jib boom end to a short perpendicular spar under the bowsprit end, used to stay down the jib-boom, as the bob-stays do the bowsprit.
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