Quittor

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Quittor kwĭt"tẽr (Far) A chronic abscess, or fistula of the coronet, in a horse's foot, resulting from inflammation of the tissues investing the coffin bone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n quittor See quitter.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Perhaps for quitture,

Usage

In literature:

We have already remarked that this is a point of interest to be remembered in connection with the operation for quittor.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
If this is not done, quittor will follow.
"Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry" by Pratt Food Co.
As a rule a Quittor develops slowly and is more or less painful during the first stages.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
This form of quittor is often complicated with the tendinous and subhorny quittors by an extension of the sloughing process.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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