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spit the bit


A term referring to a tired horse that begins to run less aggressively, backing off on the "pull" a rider normally feels on the reins from an eager horse. Also used as a generic term for an exhausted horse.
Source: equibase.com

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spit the bit


A term referring to a tired horse who begins to run less aggressively, backing off on the pull a rider normally feels on the reins from an eager horse. Also used as a generic term for an exhausted hor [..]
Source: saratogaracetrack.com

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spit the bit


When a horse quits running against the bit, usually because of fatigue; often said disdainfully: "Luck Lady really spit out the bit".
Source: www1.drf.com

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spit the bit


When a horse quits running against the bit, usually because of fatigue;
Source: sportsinteraction.com

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spit the bit


When a person spits the bit, it means that they have made a mistake and it caused a failure to occur. This can be caused by fatigue or plain incompetence.
Jeff Weinstein - 11 June 2021

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spit the bit


Quit a job or task. IE: I've had enough, I quit! Derived from a horse term.
Nailer - 27 October 2019

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spit the bit


A term that means to rid the animal of the "bit" in order for the intake of food to be much easier.
anonymous - 20 June 2017

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