Stringhalt Definition

strĭnghôlt
noun
A condition in horses causing one or both hind legs to jerk spasmodically in walking.
Webster's New World

Alternative form of springhalt.

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Origin of Stringhalt

  • string tendon halt

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

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