quarter crack

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noun Veterinary Pathology.

Origin of quarter crack

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for quarter crack

  • With quarter-crack, on the other hand, the fissure is wider, and consequently the easier detected with the foot bearing weight.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks

British Dictionary definitions for quarter crack

quarter crack

noun

vet science a sand crack on the inside of the forefoot of a horse

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