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floater

floater  n.— «Verts doesn’t consider himself a doctor, anyway. He’s a horse floater,  one who “floats,” or files down, teeth. Some say floaters got their name from their partiality to drifting about the country. Others...

horse tooth floater

horse tooth floater  n.— «Doc Ellers was very pleased, as he presented me with a set of old horse teeth floaters. He told me they worked much better than the new contraptions. He was eighty.» —by Re`al “Buill” Oney My...

floater

floater n. a person who files down or smooths horse teeth; a tool used for such a task. Etymological Note: Directly related to the verb “to float,” meaning “to file the teeth of a horse.” The Oxford English Dictionary...

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...

tooth floater

tooth floater  n.— «Jim Johnson of Sacred Heart has been a horse tooth floater for 15 years. He uses something that looks like a giant nail file called a “float”—the name used years ago for leveling or planing tools. He swears...

tooth floater

tooth floater  n.— «“Tooth floater” is another term for a horse dentist, a trade he practices during the winters in Florida.» —“Horse aficionado draws fans to book fictionalizing history” by Peggy...

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