Meaning of fetlock

fet•lock

Pronunciation: (fet'lok"), [key]
— n.
  1. the projection of the leg of a horse behind the joint between the cannon bone and great pastern bone, bearing a tuft of hair. See diag. under
  2. the tuft of hair itself.
  3. Also calledthe joint at this point.
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