a small wheel with radiating points, forming the extremity of a spur.
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.
to prick or urge with a rowel.
Veterinary Medicine. to insert a rowel in.
a small spiked wheel attached to a spur
(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
to goad (a horse) using a rowel
(vet science, obsolete) to insert a rowel in (the skin of a horse) to allow drainage
noun 1. Chiefly Northern U.S. the second crop of grass or hay in a season; aftermath. noun 1. another word for aftermath (sense 2)
noun 1. a female given name.
noun 1. one of a row of houses having uniform, or nearly uniform, plans and fenestration and usually having a uniform architectural treatment, as in certain housing developments. 2. a house having at least one side wall in common with a neighboring dwelling. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a house that is part of a […]
noun 1. a number of persons or things arranged in a line, especially a straight line: a row of apple trees. 2. a line of persons or things so arranged: The petitioners waited in a row. 3. a line of adjacent seats facing the same way, as in a theater: seats in the third row […]