broken wind definition

  • noun:
    • A pulmonary condition of horses; the heaves.
    • A respiratory disease or chronic condition of ponies concerning an allergic bronchitis characterised by wheezing, coughing and laboured respiration.
    • a chronic emphysema associated with horse that causes hard termination and heaving of this flanks
  • verb:
    • last participle of break wind
  • others:
    • The heaves.

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