from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A wen or spongy wart on the legs or flanks of a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A soft tumor or bloody wart on horses or oxen.
  • n. A disease of the roots of turnips, etc.; -- called also fingers and toes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A swelling, full of blood and soft to the touch, peculiar to horses and cattle. Club-root, a sort of gall or excrescence in some plants of the natural order Cruciferæ, and chiefly in the turnip, produced by a puncture made by the ovipositor of an insect for the deposition of its eggs.


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