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see laminitislaminitis
, also called founder, inflammation of the lamina, the innermost layer of the hoof wall in horses, ponies, and donkeys. Although the condition usually affects only the front feet, it may involve all four feet. Both acute and chronic forms occur.
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founder

[′fau̇n·dər]
(geology)
To sink under water either by depression of the land or by rise of sea level, especially in reference to large crustal masses, islands, or significant portions of continents.
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By driving the founders of the Plymouth Colony into exile, it constrained them to absolute separation irreconcilable.
Yet, as the original founder of the Roman State is said once to have lifted upon his shoulders the fame and fortunes of all his posterity, so let us never forget that the glory and greatness of all our descendants is in our hands.
We had a good ship, but she was deep laden, and wallowed in the sea, so that the seamen every now and then cried out she would founder. It was my advantage in one respect, that I did not know what they meant by FOUNDER till I inquired.
We worked on; but the water increasing in the hold, it was apparent that the ship would founder; and though the storm began to abate a little, yet it was not possible she could swim till we might run into any port; so the master continued firing guns for help; and a light ship, who had rid it out just ahead of us, ventured a boat out to help us.
Besides, he was only technically our founder. He had not founded a great public school.
"It's going to mean old Nasmyth's subscription to the Founder's Fund, and that's to be a big one, I promise you!
He posted his own first contribution of twenty-five pounds to the Founder's Fund immediately on our return to town, before rushing off to more first-class cricket, and I gathered that the rest would follow piecemeal as he deemed it safe.
I entertain a conviction, based upon large experience, that if in the days of my prosperity I had gone to the North Pole, I should have met somebody there, wandering Esquimaux or civilized man, who would have told me that Pumblechook was my earliest patron and the founder of my fortunes.
The generous founder of a college shall be the partner of a maiden lady of narrow substance, one of whose good deeds it has been to gather a little school of orphan children.
TECH firm founders have warned that the UK is at risk of losing its position as the global fintech leader.
Sacramento, CA, August 20, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Brian Fansler's latest book, "What Might The Founders Think?: State of the Union 2019" is a light-hearted, hypothetical look at how some Founding Fathers might view President Trump's recent SOTU address to Congress and the Democrats' response.
ENPNewswire-August 6, 2019--RB partners with Founders Factory as exclusive Hygiene and Home investor