from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as talipes equinus.


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  • But as part of examining my ankle, he sent me for X-rays and an MRI scan which revealed arthritis, the wearing away of the cartilage on one joint, caused in my case by a congenital and undiagnosed condition called equinus gait.

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  • Small populations of roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), red-fronted gazelle (Gazella rufifrons), dorcas gazelle (Gazella dorcas), and dama gazelle (Gazella dama) are believed to still exist.

    Inner Niger Delta flooded savanna

  • Roan antelope Hippotragus equinus, addax Addax nasomaculatus (E) and scimitar oryx Oryx dammah (E) have disappeared from the region, the latter very recently.

    Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Algeria

  • Roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) and West African savanna buffalo (Syncerus caffer brachyceros) are also mostly restricted to protected areas in this ecoregion.

    West Sudanian savanna

  • The overall paucity of large animals in this ecoregion favors the roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), one of the mammals largely restricted to this habitat type, as it prefers habitats that have few competitors or carnivores.

    Southern Miombo woodlands

  • He had a foot forming almost a straight line with the leg, which, however, did not prevent it from being turned in, so that it was an equinus together with something of a varus, or else a slight varus with a strong tendency to equinus.

    Madame Bovary

  • Now, as it was an equinus, it was necessary to cut the tendon of

    Madame Bovary

  • [733] His adversaries, perhaps exaggerating his sayings, attribute to him declarations like the following: "Quod sacramentum illud visibile est infinitum abjectius in natura, quam sit panis equinus, vel panis ratonis; immo, quod verecundum est dicere vel audire, quod stercus ratonis."

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

  • "I suppose you've got talipes equinus?" he said, turning suddenly to

    Of Human Bondage

  • "I suppose you've got talipes equinus?" he said, turning suddenly to Philip.

    Of Human Bondage


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