broken-winded


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broken wind

 (wĭnd)
n.
See recurrent airway obstruction.

bro′ken-wind′ed (-wĭn′dĭd) adj.
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At this sale, of course I found myself in company with the old broken-down horses -- some lame, some broken-winded, some old, and some that I am sure it would have been merciful to shoot.
Yes," answered Aramis, "but if we are to get there we must rest our horses, for they are almost broken-winded.
My horse would have trotted to Clifton within the hour, if left to himself, and I have almost broke my arm with pulling him in to that cursed broken-winded jade's pace.