grease-heels

grease-heels
greaseˈ-heels singular noun (veterinary medicine)
Grease (in horses)
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Main Entry:grease

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grease-heels «GREES HEELZ», noun.
an inflammation of a horse's skin on or below the fetlocks, accompanied by an oily secretion.

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