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neck-rein

neck-rein

pronunciation:
nek reIn
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: neck-reined, neck-reining, neck-reins
definition: of a saddle horse, to turn in the opposite direction to the side of the neck that the rein presses on.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to guide (a horse) by pressure of the reins on the side of the neck.