from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A condition in horses caused by the deposition of new bone in the hock joint and sometimes producing lameness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Spavin.
  • n. spavin attended with exostosis; ordinary spavin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In farriery, a disease of the bones at the hock-joint.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. spavin caused by a bony growth


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