Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device fitted to the foot of a horse to correct narrowness or malformation.

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Examples

  • The dilator, hoof-spreader, or vice, as it is variously called, is then applied, its two jaws (_a_ and _b_) fitting against the inner edge of the shoe at the heels.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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