hobday

/ (ˈhɒbˌdeɪ) /

verb

(tr) to alleviate (a breathing problem in certain horses) by the surgical operation of removing soft tissue ventricles to pull back the vocal fold

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Derived forms of hobday

hobdayed, adjective

Word Origin for hobday

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