withers

[ US /ˈwɪðɝz/ ]
[ UK /wˈɪðəz/ ]
NOUN
  1. the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
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  • After a cut on the face or an exudation into the lungs, the loose tissues and multiple vessels allow the proliferating cells to obtain rich nourishment; absorption can take place readily, and the part regains its normal condition entirely, while a bruise at the heel or at the withers finds a dense, inextensible tissue where the multiplying elements and exuded fluids choke up all communication, and the parts die Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
  • Q : How could Reese Witherspoon have possibly chosen Josh Lucas over you in Sweet Home Alabama?
  • The immune system withers under the viral attack, leaving the body extremely vulnerable to other painful and life-threatening diseases.
  • Creativity withers when these ties are forgotten, neglected or severed.
  • the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon
  • Tue 11/10/09 11: 58 AM reese witherspoon. she was so funny and sharp in freeway, pleasantville, election. and then sweet home alabama. ew Have you ever felt 'betrayed' by an actor? | EW.com
  • She was then tossed across a horse's withers and cried out involuntarily as her belly slammed into the horse's back.
  • The delicate anicham flower withers when merely smelled, but an unwelcome look is enough to wither a guest's heart.
  • Horses are measured from the bottom of the hoof to the withers, or the shoulders.
  • Whatever he touches withers in his grasp and sinks from view into a muck of despair, negativism and nihilism.
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