Roweled
Rowel \Row"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roweled}or {Rowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roweling} or {Rowelling}.] (Far.) To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse). --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

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  • roweled — row·el || raÊŠÉ™l n. small spiked wheel or disk at the end of a spur v. use a rowel to urge; prick with a rowel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Rowel — Row el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roweled}or {Rowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roweling} or {Rowelling}.] (Far.) To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse). Mortimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roweling — Rowel Row el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roweled}or {Rowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roweling} or {Rowelling}.] (Far.) To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse). Mortimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rowelled — Rowel Row el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roweled}or {Rowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roweling} or {Rowelling}.] (Far.) To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse). Mortimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rowelling — Rowel Row el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roweled}or {Rowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roweling} or {Rowelling}.] (Far.) To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse). Mortimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spur — A spur is a metal tool designed to be worn in pairs on the heels of riding boots for the purpose of directing a horse to move forward or laterally while riding. It is usually used to refine the riding aids (commands) and to back up the natural… …   Wikipedia

  • education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …   Universalium

  • rowel — /row euhl/, n., v., roweled, roweling or (esp. Brit.) rowelled, rowelling. n. 1. a small wheel with radiating points, forming the extremity of a spur. See illus. under spur1. 2. Vet. Med. a piece of leather or the like inserted beneath the skin… …   Universalium

  • spur — spur1 spurless, adj. spurlike, adj. spurrer, n. /sperr/, n., v., spurred, spurring. n. 1. a U shaped device that slips over and straps to the heel of a boot and has a blunt, pointed, or roweled projection at the back for use by a mounted rider to …   Universalium

  • rowel — [ raʊ(ə)l] noun a spiked revolving disc at the end of a spur. verb (rowels, rowelling, rowelled; US rowels, roweling, roweled) use a rowel to urge on (a horse). Origin ME: from OFr. roel(e), from late L. rotella, dimin. of L. rota wheel …   English new terms dictionary

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