crepance

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • crepane (erroneous, found in some dictionaries)

Etymology[edit]

Compare Latin crepare to crack.

Noun[edit]

crepance (plural crepances)

  1. An injury in a horse's leg, caused by the shoe of one hind foot striking and cutting the other leg, and sometimes causing an ulcer.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.