Definition of Hoofbound

1. a. Having a dry and contracted hoof, which occasions pain and lameness.



Definition of Hoofbound

1. Noun. (dated) Deformative contraction and dryness of the back part of the hoof of a horse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoofbound

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Hoofbound

1. Having a dry and contracted hoof, which occasions pain and lameness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoofbound

hoodwinked
hoodwinker
hoodwinkers
hoodwinking
hoodwinks
hoody
hooey
hooeys
hoof-and-mouth disease
hoof-mark
hoof it
hoof mark
hoofbeat
hoofbeats
hoofbound (current term)
hoofed
hoofed mammal
hoofer
hoofers
hoofing
hoofless
hooflike
hoofprint
hoofprints
hoofrot
hoofrots
hoofs
hoofstock
hooie

Literary usage of Hoofbound

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1. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Leonard Pearson (1916)
"Contracted heels, or hoofbound, is a common disease among horses kept on hard floor in dry stables, and in such as are subject to much saddle work. ..."

2. The New General and Mining Telegraph Code by Charles Algernon Moreing, Thomas Neal (1907)
"... A meeting of the principal shareholders Hoodwink A private meeting [holders hoofbound At a private meeting of a few of the largest share- Hoofed . ..."

3. An Analytical Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are by David Booth (1836)
"When a horse has a pain in the fore-feet, occasioned by a dryness and contraction of the horn, he is said to be hoofbound. The HORSE-SHOE is a flat portion ..."

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