Usage examples for fetlock

  1. Now, to make him come to thee thou must blow the call of battle, and to catch him thou must contrive to strike him on the fetlock as he runs with this musk- ball which I give thee; and to tame him thou must trace between his eyes a figure or the crescent with thy forenail. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  2. But only a renewed and fiend- like scream came in reply, and horses, floundering fetlock deep, were making surprising headway, and the wild savage faces were alarmingly nearer. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  3. Perhaps he was a trifle heavy in the fetlock, but he held his head haughtily erect. – Condensed Novels by Bret Harte
  4. I like that near- sider with the white fetlock. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  5. Put the ingredients into a bag, and secure it above the fetlock. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  6. I gives a' look 'n' the left rear tendon is tore off from hock to fetlock. – Blister Jones by John Taintor Foote
  7. The vicar was to have officiated, but when I got home I found a letter from him saying that he had strained a fetlock and must scratch his nomination. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  8. At the fetlock it is placed immediately above the digital artery, but afterwards takes up a position directly behind that vessel. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  9. Fetlock- deep in liquid mud, without rugs, wet and underfed, they hung their heads dejectedly- a silent protest against the tyranny of war. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  10. The Lance done creeps over in the night an' ties a hossha'r tight about the pony's laig jest above the fetlock. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  11. As he advanced, his horse splashing through the flooded land fetlock- deep in water, green herons flapped upward, protesting harshly, circled overhead with leisurely wing- beats, and settled on some dead limb, thin, strange shapes against the deepening orange of the western heavens. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  12. Our front horses had splashed fetlock deep into the water and halted the cavalcade to drink when a sudden staccato outbreak ripped the silence. – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  13. Be " Limerick" your battle- cry, And charge, till blood floats fetlock- high, Around the track of Clare's Dragoons! – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  14. Then on to silly questions about does a horse lie down when it goes to sleep each night after its hard day's labour, and isn't her horse's sash too tight, and what a pretty fetlock he has, so long and thick and brown- Oh, do you call that the mane? – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  15. In the horse the thin skin posterior to the fetlock and knee, in front of the hock and on the under side of the body is most commonly inflamed. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  16. Horses sank fetlock- deep in the heavy meadows, and the rough roads, hardly seen for mud, made marching difficult. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  17. Descending in company with the flexor tendons, and passing behind the carpus and beneath the carpal sheath, it continues its descent, in company with the internal plantar nerve and the internal metacarpal vein, on the inner side of the flexor tendons until just above the fetlock. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks