ridgeling

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ridgeling a colt with undescended testicles
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ridgeling (Zoöl) A half-castrated male animal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ridgeling Same as ridgel.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prov. E. riggilt, riggot, ananimal half castrated, a sheep having only one testicle; cf. Prov. G. rigel, rig, a barrow hog, rigler, a cock half castrated

Usage


In news:

The trail along a ridgeling through a forest of pine, oak, and cypress trees leads to this pond.
Ridgel, MU's first African-American graduate student , delivers a speech Friday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.
Ridgel speaks about his experiences and the racial climate at MU when he was student.
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