Definition of fetlock noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfetlɒk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfetlɑːk//
Parts of animals
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the part at the back of a horse’s leg, just above its hoof, where long hair grows See related entries: Parts of animals Word OriginMiddle English: ultimately of Germanic origin; related to German Fessel ‘fetlock’, also to foot.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fetlock