toe crack


noun
  1. a sand crack on the front of the hoof of a horse.

Origin of toe crack

1
First recorded in 1900–05

Words Nearby toe crack

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How to use toe crack in a sentence

  • So far as causation is concerned, toe-crack stands in a class almost by itself.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The dotted lines indicate the portion of wall to be removed in the complete operation for complicated toe-crack.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The best and simplest artificial appliance for holding the borders of a toe crack together is the Vachette clasp.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse | United States Department of Agriculture
  • The shoe in toe crack should have a clip on each side of the fissure and should be thicker at the toe than at the heels.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse | United States Department of Agriculture

British Dictionary definitions for toe crack

toe crack

noun
  1. vet science a sand crack occurring on the forepart of the hind foot of a horse

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