1 (also Weymouth bit) A simple curb bit, used especially in a double bridle.
1.1 (also Weymouth bridle) A double bridle in which the curb bit is a Weymouth bit.
- Genuine Swarovski-crystals decorate the browband of this stunning Weymouth.
- A full, double, or Weymouth bridle consists of two bits: a snaffle used for raising the head, and a curb, used for tucking in the nose.
late 18th century: of unknown origin.
Entry from US English dictionary