adjective Veterinary Pathology.
noting or pertaining to a condition of horses in which the hock, due to strained tendons and ligaments, is flexed so that the foot is abnormally bowed far under the body.
Also called sickle-hammed [sik-uhl-hamd] .

1600–10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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