windgall


windgall

windgall [wind-gawl] ExamplesWord Origin noun Veterinary Pathology.

  1. a puffy distention of the synovial bursa at the fetlock joint.

Origin of windgall First recorded in 1515–25; wind1 + gall2 Related formswind·galled, adjective Examples from the Web for windgall Historical Examples of windgall

  • They were outside the Windgall Arms, and Kimberley understood.

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  • He turned round apologetically, and confronted the Earl of Windgall.

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  • If Windgall suffered, he had a solid compensation locked in the drawers of his library table.

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  • Windgall caught only the first three words; he tugged at the bell-pull, and sent for a doctor.

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  • Kimberley went home in a tremor of nervous anxiety, and Windgall sent for his daughter.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for windgall windgall noun

    1. 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

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