broken-winded
adjective Date: 1580 affected with or as if with heaves <
a broken-winded horse
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  • broken-winded — [brō′kənwin΄did] adj. gasping with or as with the heaves * * * See broken wind. * * * …   Universalium

  • Broken-winded — Bro ken wind ed, a. (Far.) Having short breath or disordered respiration, as a horse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broken-winded — [brō′kənwin΄did] adj. gasping with or as with the heaves …   English World dictionary

  • broken-winded — adjective see broken wind …   Useful english dictionary

  • broken-winded — bro·ken wind·ed wind əd adj affected with heaves …   Medical dictionary

  • broken wind — broken winded, adj. /wind/, Vet. Pathol. heave (def. 26). [1745 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • broken — past part. of BREAK(1). adj. 1 that has been broken; out of order. 2 (of a person) reduced to despair; beaten. 3 (of a language or of speech) spoken falteringly and with many mistakes, as by a foreigner (broken English). 4 disturbed, interrupted… …   Useful english dictionary

  • winded — windedness, n. /win did/, adj. 1. out of breath. 2. having wind or breath of a specified kind (usually used in combination): short winded; broken winded. [1400 50; late ME; see WIND1, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • broken wind — noun another term for COPD in horses. Derivatives broken winded adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • broken wind — /broʊkən ˈwɪnd/ (say brohkuhn wind) noun → heaves. –broken winded, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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