wind-broken

adjective
wind-bro·​ken | \ ˈwin(d)-ˌbrō-kən How to pronounce wind-broken (audio) \

Definition of wind-broken

of a horse
: affected with pulmonary emphysema or heaves

First Known Use of wind-broken

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Wind-broken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind-broken. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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wind-broken

adjective
wind-bro·​ken | \ ˈwin(d)-ˌbrō-kən How to pronounce wind-broken (audio) \

Medical Definition of wind-broken

of a horse
: affected with pulmonary emphysema or with heaves

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