Definition of gaskin in English:

gaskin

noun

  • The muscular part of the hind leg of a horse between the stifle and the hock.

    • ‘A timid looking girl said, ‘It's the bone above the gaskin.’’
    • ‘Go back down anatomically and I would certainly like to see big gaskins.’
    • ‘The pelvis is one of some length while the femur is relatively short compared to the length of gaskin.’

Origin

Late 16th century: perhaps from galligaskins (the original sense).

Pronunciation:

gaskin

/ˈɡaskən/