thoroughpin

noun
thor·​ough·​pin | \ ˈthər-ə-ˌpin How to pronounce thoroughpin (audio) , ˈthə-rə- \

Definition of thoroughpin

: a synovial swelling just above the hock of a horse on both sides of the leg and slightly anterior to the hamstring tendon that is sometimes associated with lameness

First Known Use of thoroughpin

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thoroughpin was in 1789

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“Thoroughpin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thoroughpin. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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thoroughpin

noun
thor·​ough·​pin | \ ˈthər-ə-ˌpin, ˈthə-rə- How to pronounce thoroughpin (audio) \

Medical Definition of thoroughpin

: a synovial swelling just above the hock of a horse on both sides of the leg and slightly anterior to the hamstring tendon that is often associated with lameness

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