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hoofbound

[ hoof-bound, hoof- ]
/ ˈhʊfˌbaʊnd, ˈhuf- /
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adjective
(of horses and other hoofed animals) having the heels of the hoofs dry and contracted, causing lameness.
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Origin of hoofbound

First recorded in 1590–1600; hoof + -bound1
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British Dictionary definitions for hoofbound

hoofbound
/ (ˈhuːfˌbaʊnd) /

adjective
vet science (of a horse) having dry contracted hooves, with resultant pain and lameness
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