fiador

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fiador (plural fiadors)

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  1. (South America) collar worn by a horse, immediately behind the head, to which a handle, strap, or rope may be attached
  2. (North America) in some styles of halter and bridle worn by a horse, an optional part similar to a throatlatch

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  • Segovia (1911) page 414
  • Ashley Book of Knots (1944) p. 201

Portuguese[edit]

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fiador m (plural fiadores)

  1. guarantor
  2. surety
  3. sponsor
  4. guarantee

Spanish[edit]

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fiador m (plural fiadores)

  1. fastener, retainer, toggle, catch
  2. bondsman, surety, guarantor, bailor, backer
  3. safety strap (for securing a sword)
  4. neck collar (on a horse)
  5. fastening cord (of a cape or cloak), chinstrap
  6. catch, latch
  7. lock tumbler
  8. safety catch, rifle sear
  9. gutter hook (for fastening a gutter to a building)
  10. (colloquial) boy’s buttock

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