Ewe-necked
Ewe-necked Ewe"-necked` ([=u]"n[e^]kt`), a. Having a neck like a ewe; -- said of horses in which the arch of the neck is deficient, being somewhat hollowed out. --Youwatt. [1913 Webster]

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  • ewe-necked — adjective see ewe neck * * * eweˈ necked adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ewe * * * ewe necked «YOO NEHKT», adjective. having a ewe neck …   Useful english dictionary

  • ewe-necked — adjective see ewe neck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ewe-necked — See ewe neck. * * * …   Universalium

  • ewe-neck — nek n a thin neck with a concave arch occurring as a defect in dogs and horses ewe necked nekt adj …   Medical dictionary

  • ewe-neck — [yo͞o′nek΄] n. a thin, badly arched neck sometimes occurring in horses and dogs ewe necked adj …   English World dictionary

  • ewe-neck — ewe necked, adj. /yooh nek /, n. a thin hollow neck, low in front of the shoulder, as of a horse or other animal. [1695 1705] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ewe — n. a female sheep. Phrases and idioms: ewe lamb one s most cherished possession (2 Sam. 12). ewe necked (of a horse) having a thin concave neck. Etymology: OE eowu f. Gmc …   Useful english dictionary

  • ewe — n. a female sheep. Phrases and idioms: ewe lamb one s most cherished possession (2 Sam. 12). ewe necked (of a horse) having a thin concave neck. Etymology: OE eowu f. Gmc …   Useful english dictionary

  • ewe-neck — noun Date: 1820 a thin neck with a concave arch occurring as a defect in dogs and horses • ewe necked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ewe neck — noun a horse s neck of which the upper outline curves inwards instead of outwards. Derivatives ewe necked adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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