Rowel



noun
1.
a small wheel with radiating points, forming the extremity of a spur.
2.
Veterinary Medicine. a piece of leather or the like inserted beneath the skin of a horse or other animal to promote drainage of an infection.
verb (used with object), roweled, roweling or (especially British) rowelled, rowelling.
3.
to prick or urge with a rowel.
4.
Veterinary Medicine. to insert a rowel in.
noun
1.
a small spiked wheel attached to a spur
2.
(vet science, obsolete) a piece of leather or other material inserted under the skin of a horse to act as a seton and allow drainage
verb (transitive) -els, -elling, -elled (US) -els, -eling, -eled
3.
to goad (a horse) using a rowel
4.
(vet science, obsolete) to insert a rowel in (the skin of a horse) to allow drainage

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