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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRINGHALT, n. [string and halt.] A sudden twitching of the hinder leg of a horse, or an involuntary or convulsive motion of the muscles that extend or bend the hough. [This word in some of the United States, is corrupted into springhalt.]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1534 a condition of lameness in a horse's hind legs caused by muscular spasms and resulting in excessive flexion of the hock stringhalted adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. spasmodic movement of a horse's hind leg.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stringhalt String"halt`, n. (Far.) An habitual sudden twitching of the hinder leg of a horse, or an involuntary or convulsive contraction of the muscles that raise the hock. [Written also springhalt.]



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