Definition of broken wind in English:

broken wind

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[mass noun]
Another term for COPD in horses.
More example sentences
  • COPD, broken wind and heaves are one and the same thing.
  • The condition is also known as heaves, recurrent airway obstruction, broken wind, emphysema, chronic bronchitis or small airway disease.
  • Back in the 1800s horses were said to be winded or to have broken wind when they had respiratory difficulties. They were called ‘pipers’ by horse dealers ...



More example sentences
  • Horses that are lame, broken-winded, and vicious, pull the great bulk of all the weight that horses pull.
  • Not long afterwards the Horse, having become broken-winded, was sent by his owner to the farm.
  • The horse turned out to be broken-winded and Roche refused to take it back.

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