[ nee-spruhng ]
/ ˈniˌsprʌŋ /
adjective Veterinary Pathology.
(of a horse, mule, etc.) having a forward bowing of the knee caused by shortening of the flexor tendons.
Origin of knee-sprung
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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