balling iron

noun

ball·​ing iron ˈbȯ-liŋ- How to pronounce balling iron (audio)
: a long metal instrument with a cup-shaped depression at one end for placing solid medicine in the posterior part of the mouth of a horse or ox so that it will have to be swallowed whole

called also balling gun

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“Balling iron.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/balling%20iron. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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