stringhalt

noun string·halt \ ˈstriŋ-ˌhȯlt \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of stringhalt

: a condition of lameness in a horse's hind legs caused by muscular spasms and resulting in excessive flexion of the hock

stringhalted

play \ˈstriŋ-ˌhȯl-təd\ adjective

First Known Use of stringhalt

circa 1534

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stringhalt

noun string·halt \ ˈstriŋ-ˌhȯlt \

medical Definition of stringhalt

: a condition of lameness in the hind legs of a horse caused by muscular spasms called also springhalt

stringhalted

play \-ˌhȯl-təd\ adjective

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