gaskin


gas·kin

noun \ˈgas-kən\

Definition of GASKIN

1
plural obsolete :  hose, breeches
2
:  a part of the hind leg of a quadruped between the stifle and the hock — see horse illustration

Origin of GASKIN

probably short for galligaskins
First Known Use: 1573

Rhymes with GASKIN

gas·kin

noun \ˈgas-kən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GASKIN

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

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