crib-biting


noun

a harmful habit of horses in which the animal leans on the manger or seizes it with the teeth and swallows a gulp of air

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Derived forms of crib-biting

crib-biter, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for crib-biting

  • It answers the threefold purpose, to prevent biting, crib-biting, and wind-sucking.

    Domestic Animals|Richard L. Allen