from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A condition in horses caused by the deposition of new bone in the hock joint and sometimes producing lameness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In farriery, a disease of the bones at the hock-joint.

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  • noun spavin caused by a bony growth


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