quittor

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English quiter, quitere, quitoure, quiture, quytur, whitour, from Old French cuiture, quiture, probably from Latin coctura[1]. Cognate with Low German kwater, kwader (rottenness).

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quittor (plural quittors)

  1. 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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