Definition of hobday in English:


Line breaks: hob¦day
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒbdeɪ/

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[with object] British
Operate on (a horse) to improve its breathing by pinning back the vocal fold in the larynx: Glencroft had a season to remember in 1988 after being hobdayed


1930s: named after Sir Frederick T. G. Hobday (1869–1939), the British veterinary surgeon who introduced the technique.

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