[ noun ] (work) a person who founds or establishes some institution
"George Washington is the father of his country"
Used in print(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)
If of the founders of glottochronology Swadesh has escaped our steady plodding , and Lees has repudiated his own share in the founding , that is no reason why we should swerve .
[ noun ] (medicine) inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
Used in print(Successful Farming, 59:12...)
An aid in getting cattle and sheep on full feed , in improving feed conversion and growth , in reducing bloat and founder , and in controlling scours .
[ verb ] stumble and nearly fall; of horses
[ verb ] break down, literally or metaphorically
"The wall collapsed" "The business collapsed" "The dam broke" "The roof collapsed" "The wall gave in" "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"