stringhalted
adjective see stringhalt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stringhalted — See stringhalt. * * * …   Universalium

  • stringhalted — string·halt·ed …   English syllables

  • stringhalted — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stringhalt — stringhalted, stringhalty, adj. stringhaltedness, n. /string hawlt /, n. Vet. Pathol. a nerve disorder in horses, causing exaggerated flexing movements of the hind legs in walking. Also, springhalt. [1515 25; STRING + HALT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • stringhalt — noun Date: circa 1534 a condition of lameness in a horse s hind legs caused by muscular spasms and resulting in excessive flexion of the hock • stringhalted adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stringhalt — [striŋ′hôlt΄] n. a condition in horses causing one or both hind legs to jerk spasmodically in walking stringhalted adj. stringhalty …   English World dictionary

  • crampy — ˈkrampē, raim , pi adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: cramp (I) + y : affected with, resembling, or marked by a cramp : productive of cramps; specifically : stringhalted a crampy horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • stringhaltedness — noun see stringhalted …   Useful english dictionary

  • stringhalty — adjective see stringhalted …   Useful english dictionary

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