windsucker

windsucker

[wind-suhk-er]
noun Veterinary Pathology.
a horse afflicted with cribbing.

Origin:
1680–90; wind1 + sucker

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wind-sucking
 
n
a harmful habit of horses in which the animal arches its neck and swallows a gulp of air
 
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