hobday

verb
  1. (tr) to alleviate (a breathing problem in certain horses) by the surgical operation of removing soft tissue ventricles to pull back the vocal fold
Derived Formshobdayed, adjective

Word Origin for hobday

C20: named after F. T. Hobday (1869–1939), English veterinary surgeon, who devised the operation
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