- a puffy distention of the synovial bursa at the fetlock joint.
Origin of windgall
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Examples from the Web for 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.
- vet science a soft swelling in the area of the fetlock joint of a horse
C16: from wind 1 + gall ²
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