hoofbound

hoofbound

[hoof-bound, hoof-]
adjective
(of horses and other hoofed animals) having the heels of the hoofs dry and contracted, causing lameness.

Origin:
1590–1600; hoof + -bound1

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hoofbound (ˈhuːfˌbaʊnd)
 
adj
vet science (of a horse) having dry contracted hooves, with resultant pain and lameness

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