wind-broken

adjective

wind-bro·​ken ˈwin(d)-ˌbrō-kən How to pronounce wind-broken (audio)
of a horse
: affected with pulmonary emphysema or heaves

Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wind-broken was in 1603

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“Wind-broken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind-broken. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

wind-broken

adjective
wind-bro·​ken ˈwin(d)-ˌbrō-kən How to pronounce wind-broken (audio)
of a horse
: affected with pulmonary emphysema or with heaves
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