knee-sprung

[nee-spruhng]
adjective Veterinary Pathology.
  1. (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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