sickle hock

noun

Definition of sickle hock

: a hock (as of a horse) that is much flexed with the foot far under the body

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sickle-hocked \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗ \ adjective

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“Sickle hock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sickle%20hock. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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