devil's-grip

noun

dev·​il's-grip ˈdev-əlz-ˈgrip How to pronounce devil's-grip (audio)
plural devil's-grips
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
2

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“Devil's-grip.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/devil%27s-grip. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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