Definition of Withers

1. Noun. The highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals.

Group relationships: Equus Caballus, Horse, Ox, Sheep, Cervid, Deer
Generic synonyms: Body Part



Definition of Withers

1. n. pl. The ridge between the shoulder bones of a horse, at the base of the neck. See Illust. of Horse.

2. n. pl. The ridge between the shoulder bones of a horse, at the base of the neck. See Illust. of Horse.

Definition of Withers

1. Noun. (context: veterinary medicine) The part of the back of a draft animal or horse that is the highest, between the shoulder blades. ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of wither) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Withers

1. wither [v] - See also: wither

Medical Definition of Withers

1. The region of the back of an animal, particularly of the horse, which lies between the shoulder blades. Origin: A.S. Wither, against Fistulous withers, a fistula, caused by bacterial infection, of the withers. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Withers

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witheredness
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witherites
witherling
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withername
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withers (current term)
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withgo
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withholders
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withholding
withholding tax

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