ewe-neck

noun
\ ˈyü-ˈnek \

Definition of ewe-neck 

: a thin neck with a concave arch occurring as a defect in dogs and horses

Other Words from ewe-neck

ewe-necked \ ˈyü-​ˈnekt \ adjective

First Known Use of ewe-neck

1820, in the meaning defined above

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ewe-neck

noun
\ -ˈnek \

Medical Definition of ewe-neck 

: a thin neck with a concave arch occurring as a defect in dogs and horses

Other Words from ewe-neck

ewe-necked \ -​ˈnekt \ adjective

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