wind-broken

[wind-broh-kuh n]
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adjective Veterinary Pathology. (of horses)

having the breathing impaired; affected with heaves.

Nearby words

  1. wind turbine,
  2. wind up,
  3. wind vane,
  4. wind-bell,
  5. wind-borne,
  6. wind-chill,
  7. wind-chill factor,
  8. wind-down,
  9. wind-pollinated,
  10. wind-screen

Origin of wind-broken

First recorded in 1595–1605

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British Dictionary definitions for wind-broken

wind-broken

adjective

(of a horse) asthmatic or heaving
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