founder
noun.
inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
Synonym: laminitis
noun.
a person who founds or establishes some institution
George Washington is the father of his country
noun.
a worker who makes metal castings
verb.
fail utterly; collapse
The project foundered
verb.
sink below the surface
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
verb.
stumble and nearly fall
the horses foundered