devil's-grip

noun
dev·​il's-grip | \ ˈdev-əlz-ˈgrip How to pronounce devil's-grip (audio) \
plural devil's-grips

Medical Definition of devil's-grip

1 : a malformation of sheep that consists of an indentation near the withers and down behind the shoulder as if a string had been put round that part of the sheep and tightened

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