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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An involuntary convulsive movement of the muscles of either hind leg in the horse, by which the leg is suddenly and unduly raised from the ground and lowered again with unnatural force; also, the nervous disorder on which such movements depend, and the resulting gait.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Far.) A kind of lameness in a horse. See stringhalt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A kind of lameness in horses.

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