Definitions for "Rowel"
Keywords:  spur, revolve, spiked, sharp, wheel
The little wheel of a spur, with sharp points.
A little flat ring or wheel on horses' bits.
( See SPUR ).
Keywords:  flesh, seton, humours, silk, provoke
A roll of hair, silk, etc., passed through the flesh of horses, answering to a seton in human surgery.
To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse).
is a circular piece of leather or other material, with a hole in the centre, placed between an animal's flesh and its skin to provoke and permit the discharge of humours or pus.
Keywords:  compulsory, jews, worn, yellow, round
round of cloth worn by Jews (compulsory): yellow in 13th century, then red and white in 14th.