Wind-broken
Wind-broken Wind"-bro`ken, a. Having the power of breathing impaired by the rupture, dilatation, or running together of air cells of the lungs, so that while the inspiration is by one effort, the expiration is by two; affected with pulmonary emphysema or with heaves; -- said of a horse. --Youatt. [1913 Webster]

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  • wind-broken — [wind′brō΄kən] adj. Vet.Med. having the heaves …   English World dictionary

  • wind-broken — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective of a horse : having the power of breathing impaired by the rupture, dilatation, or running together of air cells of the lungs so that while the inspiration is by one effort, the expiration is by two : affected with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind-broken — /wind broh keuhn/, adj. Vet. Pathol. (of horses) having the breathing impaired; affected with heaves. [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • wind-broken — wind bro·ken win(d) .brō kən adj of a horse affected with pulmonary emphysema or with heaves …   Medical dictionary

  • wind-broken — wind′ bro ken [[t]wɪnd[/t]] adj. (of horses) having the breathing impaired; affected with heaves • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • wind-broken — /ˈwɪnd broʊkən/ (say wind brohkuhn) adjective (of horses, etc.) having the breathing impaired; affected with heaves …   Australian English dictionary

  • wind-broken — adjective Date: 1603 of a horse affected with pulmonary emphysema or heaves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wind-broken — adj. (of a horse) having impaired breathing due to heaves, infected with pulmonary emphysema …   English contemporary dictionary

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