Crepance
Crepance Cre"pance (kr?"pans), Crepane Cre"pane (kr?"p?n), n. [Cf. L. crepare to crack.] (Far.) An injury in a horse's leg, caused by the shoe of one hind foot striking and cutting the other leg. It sometimes forms an ulcer. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • crepance — crep·ance …   English syllables

  • crepance — ˈkrepən(t)s, rēp noun ( s) Etymology: modification of Italian crepaccio, aug. of crepa crack, from crepare to crack, burst, from Latin, to crack, creak, break more at craven : an injury to a horse s leg caused by interference …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crepane — Crepance Cre pance (kr? pans), Crepane Cre pane (kr? p?n), n. [Cf. L. crepare to crack.] (Far.) An injury in a horse s leg, caused by the shoe of one hind foot striking and cutting the other leg. It sometimes forms an ulcer. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crepane — [crepane Error for crepance. Johnson [citing Farrier s Dict.; but The Farrier s and Horseman s Dictionary by N.B., 1726, has crepance]. Hence in later Dicts.] …   Useful english dictionary

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