windgall [wind-gawl] ExamplesWord Origin noun Veterinary Pathology.
- a puffy distention of the synovial bursa at the fetlock joint.
Origin of windgall First recorded in 1515–25;+ Related formswind·galled, adjective Examples from the Web for windgall Historical Examples of windgall
They were outside the Windgall Arms, and Kimberley understood.
He turned round apologetically, and confronted the Earl of Windgall.
If Windgall suffered, he had a solid compensation locked in the drawers of his library table.
Windgall caught only the first three words; he tugged at the bell-pull, and sent for a doctor.
Kimberley went home in a tremor of nervous anxiety, and Windgall sent for his daughter.
British Dictionary definitions for windgall windgall noun
- vet science a soft swelling in the area of the fetlock joint of a horse
Derived Formswindgalled, adjectiveWord Origin for windgall C16: from wind 1 + gall ²