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fetlock

, fetterlock
1. a projection behind and above a horse's hoof: the part of the leg between the cannon bone and the pastern
2. the joint at this part of the leg
3. the tuft of hair growing from this part
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Lacking Ivanhoe's knowledge of heraldry and the rules of warfare, Rebecca reports to Ivanhoe that she sees on a shield "Something resembling a bar of iron, and a padlock painted blue on the black shield," which Ivanhoe then translates as "A fetterlock and shacklebolt azure" (p.