There was one name that was upon every tongue from the start, but it was the last to get utterance—fetlock Jones's.
There are three of these joints—the fetlock, pastern, and coffin.
This bone (cannon-bone) between the knee and the fetlock should be short, straight, and strong.
The inside of the fetlock is often bruised by the shoe or the hoof of the opposite foot.
Sedgett, as I passed, made a sweep at my horse's knees, and took them a little over the fetlock.
Put the ingredients into a bag, and secure it above the fetlock.
He stooped and fastened the straps about the forelegs of the horse just above the fetlock.
In the legs, from the base of the fetlock to that of the ham, U, V.
"Sweenied" shoulders are more often due to disease below the fetlock than to affections above the elbow.
More than one horseman turned home that day with a red bandage round his horse's fetlock, for Kilmanagh stones are sharp.
early 14c., fetlak, from a Germanic source (cf. Dutch vetlock, Middle High German fizlach, German Fiszloch), perhaps related to the root of German fessel "pastern."
The Middle English diminutive suffix -ok (from Old English -oc) was misread and the word taken in folk etymology as being a compound of feet and lock (of hair).