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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A swelling of the hock joint of a horse.

Usage examples (35)
  • -- A spavin is a chronic inflammation of the articular faces of the hock bones, ligaments and synovial membranes.
  • The above is recommended in outside callous, such as spavin, ringbone, curbs, windgalls, etc. etc.
  • Exciting causes of spavin are sprain and concussion.
  • This is marked during the incipient stages of spavin. for more
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