masculine noun
1. (bridle around the head of an animal) 
a. halter 
El gaucho le puso un cabestro al caballo y lo llevó al establo.The gaucho put a halter on the horse and led it to the stable.
2. (docile animal) 
El cabestro era grande y hermoso pero a la vez muy manso.The leading ox was a large, handsome creature but it was also very docile.
b. bell-ox 
Los toros seguían al cabestro.The bulls followed the bell-ox.
c. bullock 
El cabestro ingresó al ruedo, seguido de dos toros.The bullock entered the bullring, followed by two bulls.
masculine or feminine noun
3. (colloquial) (dumb person) (Spain) 
a. fool 
Emilio, eres un cabestro. Quemaste la comida.Emilio, you're a fool. You've burned the food.
1. (cuerda) 
a. halter 
2. (animal) 
a. leading ox 
1 (brida) halter
llevar a algn del cabestro to lead sb by the nose
2 (buey) leading ox; bell-ox
3 (cornudo) cuckold; (lerdo) thickie (familiar)
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