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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heaves  \Heaves\,  n. 
  A  disease  of  horses,  characterized  by  difficult  breathing, 
  with  heaving  of  the  flank,  wheezing,  flatulency,  and  a 
  peculiar  cough;  broken  wind. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heaves 
  n  :  a  chronic  emphysema  of  the  horse  that  causes  difficult 
  expiration  and  heaving  of  the  flanks  [syn:  {broken  wind}] 




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