Example sentences for: pastern

How can you use “pastern” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Relying solely on one's own knowledge can be dangerous—witness Johnson's definition of pastern —so one must always check and double-check; but that is not a difficult matter if citation material is available, and there are usually other books or specialists one can consult.

  • Arnold Zwicky, chief editor of the Studies Out in Left Field collection celebrated above, suggested genderfuck instance of reversal of normal sex roles; (specifically) transvestism, a common term whose absence can only be explained using the Johnsonian formula, in answer to a woman who has asked him why he defined pastern as the knee of a horse, ignorance, Madam, pure ignorance.

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