Archaic Definition of the Week – Mose in the Chine & Glanders

ADOTWmose in the chine [unclear meaning] be in the final stages of the glanders TS III.ii.50 [Biondello to Tranio as Lucentio, of Petruchio’s horse] possessed with the glanders and like to mose in the chine

glanders (n.) horse disease affecting the nostrils and jaws

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