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spavined

[spav-ind] /ˈspæv ɪnd/
adjective
1.
suffering from or affected with spavin.
2.
being of or marked by a decrepit or broken-down condition:
a spavined old school bus abandoned in a field.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English spaveyned. See spavin, -ed3
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Examples for spavined
  • He rejected brutality as if it were a spavined horse, treachery as if it had been chicory in the coffee.
  • He is then seen on his spavined nag, an animal bent, broad and big.
  • The owner of the animal which is spavined in the left hind feet, had net been found yet last evening.
British Dictionary definitions for spavined

spavined

/ˈspævɪnd/
adjective
1.
(vet science) affected with spavin; lame
2.
decrepit or worn out
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