stringhalt definition by Webster's New World
a condition in horses causing one or both hind legs to jerk spasmodically in walking
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- stringhalted adjective
stringhalt definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A nervous disorder in horses characterized by spasmodic movements in the hind legs that cause the feet to rise abnormally high. Also called springhalt.
Origin: string, tendon + halt2.
- stringˈhaltˌed adjective