[ yoo-nek ]
/ ˈyuˌnɛk /
a thin hollow neck, low in front of the shoulder, as of a horse or other animal.
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Origin of ewe-neck
First recorded in 1695–1705
OTHER WORDS FROM ewe-neckewe-necked, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for ewe-neck
Conformation in a saddle horse calls for a nice head, and a long, flexible, and crested neck—never a ewe-neck.Riding and Driving for Women|Belle Beach
British Dictionary definitions for ewe-neck
a condition in horses in which the neck is straight and sagging rather than arched
a horse or other animal with this condition
Derived forms of ewe-neckewe-necked, adjective
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