Meaning of Martingales

English: Martingales
Bangla: পেটী
Hindi: ज़रेबंद, घोड़े का अधोबंधन
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

Also called standing martingale. part of the tack or harness of a horse, consisting of a strap that fastens to the girth, passes between the forelegs and through a loop in the neckstrap or hame, and fastens to the noseband: used to steady or hold down the horse's head.

Definition: 2

Also called running martingale. a similar device that divides at the chest into two branches, each ending in a ring through which the reins pass.

Definition: 3

Nautical. a stay for a jib boom or spike bowsprit.

Definition: 4

a system of gambling in which the stakes are doubled or otherwise raised after each loss.

Definition: 5

a strap from the reins to the girth of a horse preventing it from carrying its head too high