from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Wasting of the shoulder-muscles in the horse, resulting from disuse of the corresponding limb. This disuse may be due to a variety of injuries, ending in lameness. Also swinney.

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

  • noun (Far.) An atrophy of the muscles of the shoulder in horses; also, atrophy of any muscle in horses.

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

  • noun An atrophy of the muscles, especially of the shoulder, in horses.


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