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A defect in a horse or dog in which the neck is thin and has a concave arch.
ewe′-necked′ (-nĕkt′) adj.
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1. (Veterinary Science) a condition in horses in which the neck is straight and sagging rather than arched
2. (Veterinary Science) a horse or other animal with this condition
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a thin concave neck, held low, considered a defect in horses and dogs.
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