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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of horses) afflicted with a swelling of the hock-joint.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : a spavined old school bus abandoned in a field
  • But the hock may be "spavined," while to all outward observation it still retains its perfect form.
  • Those were the days of 'shoddy' cloth and spavined horses.
  • Alfred was provided with a rickety buggy and a spavined horse. for more
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