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fiador (plural fiadors)
- (South America) A collar worn by a horse, immediately behind the head, to which a handle, strap, or rope may be attached.
- (Canada, US) In some styles of horse halter and bridle, an optional part similar to a throatlatch.
- In the western United States, fiador sometimes is rendered as Theodore, this rhyme reportedly in honor of Theodore Roosevelt.
- Segovia (1911) page 414
- Ashley Book of Knots (1944) p. 201
fiador m (plural fiadores)
- fastener, retainer, toggle, catch
- bondsman, surety, guarantor, bailor, backer
- safety strap (for securing a sword)
- neck collar (on a horse)
- fastening cord (of a cape or cloak), chinstrap
- catch, latch
- lock tumbler
- safety catch, rifle sear
- gutter hook (for fastening a gutter to a building)
- (colloquial) boy’s buttock
- For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:fiador.