hoofbound

/ˈhʊfbaʊnd/ (say 'hoofbownd)

adjective
(of horses) having the heels of the hoofs dry and contracted, causing lameness.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Hoofbound — Hoof bound , a. (Far.) Having a dry and contracted hoof, which occasions pain and lameness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoofbound — [ho͞of′bound΄, hoof′bound΄] adj. having dryness and contraction of the hoof, which causes pain and lameness …   English World dictionary

  • hoofbound — /hoof bownd , hoohf /, adj. (of horses and other hoofed animals) having the heels of the hoofs dry and contracted, causing lameness. [1590 1600; HOOF + BOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hoofbound — noun Deformative contraction and dryness of the back part of the hoof of a horse …   Wiktionary

  • hoofbound — adj. affected with dryness or contraction of the hoof which eventually results in lameness (Veterinary Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoofbound — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : having a dry and contracted hoof that occasions pain and lameness * * * /hoof bownd , hoohf /, adj. (of horses and other hoofed animals) having the heels of the hoofs dry and contracted, causing lameness. [1590 1600; HOOF + …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incastelled — In*cas telled, a. (Far.) Hoofbound. Crabb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Panton — Pan ton, n. [F. patin. See {Patten}.] (Far.) A horseshoe to correct a narrow, hoofbound heel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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