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. 2000.

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  • roweling — 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

  • 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] …   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

  • 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

  • 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

  • rowel — /ˈraʊəl / (say rowuhl) noun 1. a small wheel with radiating points, forming the extremity of a spur (def. 1). 2. Veterinary Science a piece of leather or the like inserted beneath the skin of a horse or other animal, to cause a discharge. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • rowel — [rou′əl] n. [ME rowelle < OFr roele: see ROULETTE] a small, revolving wheel with sharp projecting points, forming the end of a spur vt. roweled or rowelled, roweling or rowelling to spur or prick (a horse, etc.) with or as with a rowel …   English World dictionary

  • rowel — n. & v. n. 1 a spiked revolving disc at the end of a spur. 2 a circular piece of leather etc. with a hole in the centre inserted between a horse s skin and flesh to discharge an exudate. v.tr. (rowelled, rowelling; US roweled, roweling) 1 urge… …   Useful english dictionary

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