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crupper


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crupper  \Crup"per\  (kr?p"p?r  in  U.S.;  kr?p"?r  in  Eng.),  n.  [F. 
  croupi?re,  fr  croupe.  See  {Croup}  the  rump  of  a  horse.] 
  [Written  also  {crouper}.] 
  1.  The  buttocks  or  rump  of  a  horse. 
 
  2.  A  leather  loop,  passing  under  a  horse's  tail,  and  buckled 
  to  the  saddle  to  keep  it  from  slipping  forwards. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crupper  \Crup"per\,  v.  t. 
  To  fit  with  a  crupper;  to  place  a  crupper  upon  as  to 
  crupper  a  horse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crupper 
  n  :  a  strap  from  the  back  of  a  saddle  passing  under  the  horse's 
  tail;  prevents  saddle  from  slipping  forward 




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