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knee-sprung

[nee-spruhng] /ˈniˌsprʌŋ/
adjective, Veterinary Pathology.
1.
(of a horse, mule, etc.) having a forward bowing of the knee caused by shortening of the flexor tendons.
Origin of knee-sprung
1870-1875
An Americanism dating back to 1870-75
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