withers

  1. sensibility to trouble (as in the phrase
  2. the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
  3. wither, esp. with a loss of moisture
  4. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality

Withers

In a horse or other animal, the highest part of the back, lying between the shoulder blades.

Withers

[disambiguation] The withers is a part of the back of a horse, dog or other quadruped. Withers or Wither may also refer to: ==People== ==Buildings== ==Books== ==Other== ...
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withers

[n] - sensibility to trouble (as in the phrase`wring one`s withers`) 2. [n] - the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
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Withers

With'ers noun plural [ Properly, the parts which resist the pull or strain in drawing a load; from Middle English wither resistance, Anglo-Saxon wiðre , from wiðer against; akin to German wider rist withers. See With , preposition ] The rid...
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withers

The region of the back of an animal, particularly of the horse, which lies between the shoulder blades. ... Origin: A.S. Wither, against ... Fistulous withers, a fistula, caused by bacterial infection, of the withers. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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withers

noun the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
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Withers

• (prep.) The ridge between the shoulder bones of a horse, at the base of the neck. See Illust. of Horse.
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Withers

Highest point of a dog's shoulders.
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WITHERS

Ridge between the shoulder blades.
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withers

Highest point of a dogs shoulders. This is a point of measurement which determines at what height a dog should jump in agility.
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Withers

The slight ridge in a horse's back just before the mane starts. This is where height is measured on a horse.
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Withers

[surname] Withers (earlier variants Wither, Wyther, Wythers) is an English surname of Anglo-Saxon origin. It is today a somewhat common family name throughout the Anglosphere. ==History== The family name appears on various early documents such as in a charter of Æthelred II, dated 1005 C.E. where one of the witnesses signs his name as `Ego...
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Withers

The withers is the ridge between the shoulder blades of a four-legged mammal. In many species it is the tallest point of the body, and in horses and dogs it is the standard place to measure the animal`s height (in contrast, cattle are normally measured to the top of the hips). ==Horses== The withers in horses are formed by the dorsal spinal proce....
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Withers

Highest point of a dog's shoulders.
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Withers

The top of the shoulder.
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withers

the bony point at the base of the neck, just in front of where the saddle rests. Horses are measured from the top of the withers to the ground.
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