noun Veterinary Pathology.

Origin of wind-sucking

First recorded in 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wind-sucking

Historical Examples of wind-sucking

  • It answers the threefold purpose, to prevent biting, crib-biting, and wind-sucking.

    Domestic Animals

    Richard L. Allen

British Dictionary definitions for wind-sucking



a harmful habit of horses in which the animal arches its neck and swallows a gulp of air
Derived Formswindsucker, noun
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