cocked ankle

noun

Definition of cocked ankle

: an ankle (as of a horse) in which the relative position of the pastern to the cannon is changed, the former becoming too upright and causing a partial dislocation of the joint used chiefly in plural

called also knuckling

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“Cocked ankle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocked%20ankle. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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