Definition of Quittor

1. n. A chronic abscess, or fistula of the coronet, in a horse's foot, resulting from inflammation of the tissues investing the coffin bone.



Definition of Quittor

1. Noun. A chronic abscess, or fistula of the coronet, in a horse's foot, resulting from inflammation of the tissues investing the coffin bone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quittor

1. an inflammation of an animal's hoof [n -S]

Medical Definition of Quittor

1. A chronic abscess, or fistula of the coronet, in a horse's foot, resulting from inflammation of the tissues investing the coffin bone. Origin: Perhaps for quitture. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quittor

quitly
quitrent
quitrents
quits
quitsies
quittable
quittal
quittals
quittance
quittances
quitted
quitter
quitters
quitting
quitting time
quittor (current term)
quittors
quitture
quiver
quivered
quiverer
quiverers
quiverful
quiverfuls
quiverier
quivering
quiveringly
quiverings
quivers
quiversful

Literary usage of Quittor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1856)
"quittor is a fistulous opening running between the sensible and insensible ... This is a true quittor. A disease of this character is often very difficult ..."

2. The Diseases of Animals: A Book of Brief and Popular Advice on the Care and by Nelson Slater Mayo (1920)
"In the chronic form the horse may not be very lame In the early stages of the quittor, pull off the shoe and apply a good poultice, spread on a strong piece ..."

3. Youatt on the Structure and the Diseases of the Horse with Their Remedies by William Youatt, William Charles Spooner, Henry Stephens Randall (1857)
"quittor. This has been described as being the result of neglected or bad tread or over-reach ; but it may be the consequence of any wound in the foot, ..."

4. The Horse's Foot and Its Diseasesby August Zundel by August Zundel (1886)
"217 of Contracted Heels . loo of Corns . . .62 of Cracks . . .61 of Cutaneous quittor . 197 of Furuncle of the Frog 140 of Laminitis . ..."

5. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1854)
"quittor is a fistulous opening running between the sensible and insensible ... It frequently happens that we not only have the quittor to contend with ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"... at the abdominal ring, it may be affirmed almost with certainty that the inoculated materials contained the glanders bacillus. THE TREATMENT OF quittor. ..."

7. The Illustrated Horse Doctor: Being an Accurate and Detailed Account of the by Edward Mayhew (1880)
"False quarter or quittor is likely to ensue; the treatment must be the same as was before described. No poultices are required; these only add to the weight ..."

8. The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier: Comprising a General Description of the by Richard Mason, Samuel Wyllys Pomeroy, John Stuart Skinner (1883)
"quittor and canker are the consequences of these injuries, when neglected, or originally extensive. In these cases either the bones, ligaments, ..."

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