Definition of Sitfast

1. a. Fixed; stationary; immovable.



2. n. A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle.

Definition of Sitfast

1. Noun. A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sitfast

1. a lump on a horse's skin [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sitfast

1. A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sitfast

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site specific mutation
site visit
sited
sitelet
sitelets
sitemap
sitemaps
siterip
siterips
sites
siteswap
siteswap notation
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sitfast (current term)
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sithens
sithes
sithing
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sitocalciferol

Literary usage of Sitfast

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1. The Illustrated Horse Doctor: Being an Accurate and Detailed Account of the by Edward Mayhew (1880)
"sitfast. This, whenever it occurs, provokes great vexation. Generally it affects animals of the highest value or of fast capabilities, which are used only ..."

2. The Illustrated Horse Doctor: Being an ... Account of the ... Diseases to by Edward Mayhew (1867)
"It is common to account for a sitfast by saying the saddle does not fit. Such may occasionally be the case ; for a saddle, if badly made, will chafe the ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Also chance or probability, as " Thor's nee seght o' them comin the neet." sitfast, a hard substance which sometimes forms in a wound and prevents it from ..."

4. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"sitfast, s. Creeping Crowfoot, Ranunculus Repens, Linn. Lanark*. ... sitfast, *. A large stone fast in the earth. Agr. Runs. Berw. ..."

5. Horses & Stables by Frederic Wellington Fitzwygram (1911)
"The sitfast will frequently be found to be partially separated all round from the living skin. The best treatment is to cut it out; but should its adherence ..."

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