Fetlock meaning

fĕtlŏk
The joint marked by such a projection.
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A tuft of hair on the back of the leg of a horse, donkey, etc., just above the hoof.
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The joint or projection bearing this tuft.
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The joint marked by such a projection.
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A joint of the horse's leg below the knee or hock and above the hoof, also called the "ankle".
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Origin of fetlock

  • Middle English fitlok ped- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition