• Definition for "charley horse"
    • Informal A cramp or rigidity in a muscle,…
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charley horse definition

  • noun:
    • Informal A cramp or rigidity in a muscle, especially of the upper leg, caused by damage or extortionate exertion.
    • A muscle cramp, usually into the leg or leg.
    • a muscular cramp (especially when you look at the thigh or calf) following vigorous workout
    • Informal A cramp or tightness in a muscle, especially of the top knee, brought on by injury or excessive effort.
    • A muscle cramp, frequently in thigh or leg.
    • a muscular cramp (especially when you look at the thigh or calf) after energetic workout
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