ewe-neck [yoo-nek] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a thin hollow neck, low in front of the shoulder, as of a horse or other animal.
Origin of ewe-neck First recorded in 1695–1705 Related formsewe-necked, adjective Examples from the Web for ewe-neck Historical Examples of ewe-neck
Conformation in a saddle horse calls for a nice head, and a long, flexible, and crested neck—never a ewe-neck.
British Dictionary definitions for ewe-neck ewe-neck noun
- a condition in horses in which the neck is straight and sagging rather than arched
- a horse or other animal with this condition
Derived Formsewe-necked, adjective