from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an abnormal standing position of the horse in which the phalangeal bones slant downward and inward from the fetlock, causing the fore feet to stand too close together. The foot-axis from in front is broken outward at the fetlock-joint.
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Pair of fore feet of base-narrow form in toe-narrow standing position 592 5.
"interferes," while a toe-narrow (pigeon-toed) animal seldom does.
-- Pair of fore feet of base-narrow form in toe-narrow standing position.]