It reminded him of the man who had a poor old lean, bony, spavined horse, with swelled legs.
I can size a player up as quick as a horse buyer can a spavined nag.
Alfred was provided with a rickety buggy and a spavined horse.
It is not fine music, that of the hand-organ and the street bands; it is indeed too oft a cracked and spavined pleasure.
Say, wouldst thou rise with a lantern jaw and a spavined knee?
The animal was lean, spavined, and tottering; and the author proposed to constitute it of the family of Fitfordogsmeataurious.
"Walks like a pair of spavined sugar tongs," was Waddles' comment.
I want a man who can look over a bond issue, or whatever it is, and tell me at a glance whether it's spavined or wind-broken.
"Looks like that car is spavined, or something," commented Bill.
At a little distance grazed an old horse, gray and gaunt, springhalt and spavined, with ribs like Death's own.