from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pulmonary disease of horses; the heaves.
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- n. A respiratory disease or chronic condition of horses involving an allergic bronchitis characterised by wheezing, coughing and laboured breathing.
- v. Past participle of break wind
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The heaves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks
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