Definitions

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  • n. ulcerative pododermatitis, a bacterial infection and inflammatory reaction on the feet of birds and rodents

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease in the feet of domestic fowls, especially of the heavier breeds.
  • n. Hence A club-foot.

Etymologies

bumble +‎ foot? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He has a bandage on his foot because he has a disease known as "bumblefoot" and needs his sock changed daily.

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  • Aside from rinsing the guano off their feathers and helping to regain their waterproofing for a safe release, these enforced swims also got the penguins off their feet for a while, which helped reduce the risk of getting a foot infection called bumblefoot, and gave the birds a chance to exercise.

    The Great Penguin Rescue

  • For two years, my colleague Dr. Tracy Bennett, an experienced and capable bird vet, struggled with the treatment of Chirpy’s foot infection, otherwise known as bumblefoot.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Cuter: A penguin who wears socks because of his bumblefoot.

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  • "She's coming to stay with you," she added, as Leonie stood quite still with that piteous jerk of the chin which comes from suppressed and overwhelming grief, as she watched the puppy play a one-sided game of bumblefoot in a corner.

    Leonie of the Jungle

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  • It can survive on domesticated animals such as dogs, cats and horses, and can cause bumblefoot in chickens.

    a sibilant intake of breath

  • Perches had to be made to withstand hard use, but not made of things that would bruise or abrade the feet; bruised or cut feet could infect, leading to a state called -bumblefoot, " which in turn could cripple a bird if not adequately treated.

    Owlflight

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  • We kept a goose with this ailment once. It had a pronounced limp, pronounced limp.

    April 21, 2008