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Ergot

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E'rgot. n.s. A sort of stub, like a piece of soft horn, about the bigness of a chesnut, which is placed behind and below the pastern joint, and is commonly hid under the tuft of the fetlock. Farrier's Dict.

Sources: Philippos, N. B. (9)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Ergot." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=6219.


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