spavin (n.) Old form(s): Spauen, Spauins
swelling of a horse's leg-joint
H8 I.iii.12[Sands to Lord Chamberlain, of the effect of France upon the English] One would take it ... the spavin / Or springhalt reigned among 'em
TS III.ii.52[Biondello to Tranio as Lucentio, of Petruchio's horse] sped with spavins
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