fetterlock

World English Dictionary
fetlock or fetterlock (ˈfɛtˌlɒk)
 
n
1.  a projection behind and above a horse's hoof: the part of the leg between the cannon bone and the pastern
2.  Also called: fetlock joint the joint at this part of the leg
3.  the tuft of hair growing from this part
 
[C14 fetlak; related to Middle High German vizzeloch fetlock, from vizzel pastern + -och; see foot]
 
fetterlock or fetterlock
 
n
 
[C14 fetlak; related to Middle High German vizzeloch fetlock, from vizzel pastern + -och; see foot]

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World English Dictionary
fetterlock (ˈfɛtəˌlɒk)
 
n
another name for fetlock

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