noun Veterinary Pathology.
a swelling of the elbow of a horse due to irritation caused by the hoof striking the elbow when lying down.
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What does “blatherskite” mean?
Also called capped elbow.
Origin of shoe boil
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby shoe boil
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