Definition of headstall in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdstɔːl/


chiefly North American
1A head collar or halter.
Example sentences
  • When teaching the Arabians to rear up and walk on their back legs, he placed an assistant on each side holding a long rein attached to the headstall.
  • I put the saddle on the stall door and hung the headstall on the saddle horn.
2 another term for headpiece (sense 3).

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: head|stall

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.