1. <veterinary> A small, hard tumour which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling. A small tumour produced by the larvae of the gadfly in the backs of horses, cattle, etc.

Synonyms: warblet, warbeetle, warnles.

2. <zoology> See Wormil.

Origin: Cf. Wormil.

(01 Mar 1998)

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