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horse teeth floater

horse teeth floater
 n.— «Chris Johnson just wants to float horse teeth again, and he’s getting help from the Minnesota chapter of the Institute for Justice. The group filed a lawsuit last week against the Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine on behalf of Johnson, a Hutchinson man who is barred from filing down the teeth of horses, a procedure called floating.…Johnson, 37, is a third generation horse teeth floater who began learning the practice from his father in 2004.» —“Something to chew on from MN chapter of the Institute for Justice” by Charley Shaw St. Paul Legal Ledger (Minnesota) Aug. 21, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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