noun Veterinary Pathology.
a puffy distention of the synovial bursa at the fetlock joint.
Origin of windgall
Related formswind·galled, adjective
First recorded in 1515–25; wind1
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Examples from the Web for windgall
Historical Examples of windgall
They were outside the Windgall Arms, and Kimberley understood.
He turned round apologetically, and confronted the Earl of Windgall.
If Windgall suffered, he had a solid compensation locked in the drawers of his library table.
Windgall caught only the first three words; he tugged at the bell-pull, and sent for a doctor.
Kimberley went home in a tremor of nervous anxiety, and Windgall sent for his daughter.
British Dictionary definitions for windgall
Derived Formswindgalled, adjective
vet science a soft swelling in the area of the fetlock joint of a horse
Word Origin for windgall
C16: from wind 1 + gall ²
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