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balling iron

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noun ball·ing iron \ˈbȯ-liŋ-\

Medical Definition of balling iron

  1. :  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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