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quarter crack

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noun Veterinary Pathology.
  1. sand crack.

Origin of quarter crack

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Historical Examples

  • With quarter-crack, on the other hand, the fissure is wider, and consequently the easier detected with the foot bearing weight.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

    Harry Caulton Reeks


British Dictionary definitions for quarter crack

quarter crack

noun
  1. vet science a sand crack on the inside of the forefoot of a horse
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