Definition of Thoroughpin

1. n. A disease of the hock (sometimes of the knee) of a horse, caused by inflammation of the synovial membrane and a consequent excessive secretion of the synovial fluid; -- probably so called because there is usually an oval swelling on each side of the leg, appearing somewhat as if a pin had been thrust through.



Definition of Thoroughpin

1. Noun. An abnormal swelling (tenosynovitis) on the sides of the hock joint of horses ¹

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Definition of Thoroughpin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoroughpin

thoroughbred
thoroughbred race
thoroughbred racing
thoroughbreds
thorougher
thoroughest
thoroughfare
thoroughfares
thoroughgo
thoroughgoing
thoroughgoing(a)
thoroughly
thoroughness
thoroughnesses
thoroughpaced
thoroughpin (current term)
thoroughpins
thoroughs
thoroughstitch
thoroughwax
thoroughwort
thoroughworts
thorow
thorowly
thorp
thorpes
thorps
thors
thort
thortveitite

Literary usage of Thoroughpin

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1. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1856)
"thoroughpin makes its appearance in the form of bursal swelling, the fluid of which can be squeezed from one side to the other: it is located in the region ..."

2. The Law of Horses: Including the Law of Innkeepers, Veterinary Surgeons, Etc by George Henry Hewitt Oliphant, Clement Elphinstone Lloyd (1882)
"thoroughpin. In the neighbourhood of the joints are several bags, ... It is called a thoroughpin, and is an indication of considerable work, but, ..."

3. Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners: A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery by Matthew Horace Hayes (1903)
"... like bog spavin, is often unaccompanied by inflammatory symptoms, and is then of little moment. When, how- 135- — Side view of thoroughpin. ..."

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