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gaskin

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noun gas·kin \ˈgas-kən\

Definition of gaskin

  1. 1 plural obsolete :  hose, breeches

  2. 2 :  a part of the hind leg of a quadruped between the stifle and the hock — see horse illustration



Origin and Etymology of gaskin

probably short for galligaskins


First Known Use: 1573

Rhymes with gaskin


Medical Dictionary

gaskin

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noun gas·kin \ˈgas-kən\

Medical Definition of gaskin

  1. :  a part of the hind leg of a quadruped between the stifle and the hock



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