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Definition of the noun crupper
What does crupper mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: cruppers
- a strap from the back of a saddle passing under the horse's tail; prevents saddle from slipping forward
Alternative definition of the noun crupper
- A strap used to stop a saddle from slipping.
- The buttocks or rump, especially of a horse.
- A piece of armour covering the hindquarters of a horse.
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or, The Whale by Herman Melville
Cruppered with a coffin: A crupper is a leather strap attached to a saddle and looped around a horse's tail; here, the sense is being saddled with the job of ...
Kipling's Japan (2013)
Collected Writings by Hugh Cortazzi, George Webb
A crupper is a strap buckled to the back of the saddle and looped under the horse's tail. A numdah (from the Persian namad, a carpet) was an Indian embroidered felt rug or saddlecloth. A 'hand' is a four-inch measure used only for the height ...
Strange Country (2008)
by Mark Dapin
The cart is called a sulky; the horse's gait is restricted by hopples, mounted on hopple carriers; a crupper is the wrapping on the animal's tail; a martingale keeps its neck straight; block winkers focus its vision; its legs are bound and protected ...
by Andrew Carpenter
A crupper is a leather strap buckled to the 243 An ...
The crupper is the part which the dock is buckled or sewn to. The hip-strap is one part of the harness which has only two names, and one of them Crump-strap) is seldom used. The breeching-strap has many names, and some of them sound ...
The Threshermen's Review (1904)
by Power farming
The crupper is the part which the dock is buckled or sewed to. The hip strap is one part of the harness which has only two names, and one of them (rump strap) is seldom used. The breeching strap has many names and some of them sound ...
Saddlery and Harness (1907)
The crupper is the part which the dock is buckled or sewn to. The hip-strap is one part of the harness which has only two names, and one of them (rump-strap) is seldom used. The breeching-strap has many names, and some of them sound ...
A–Z Guide to All Things Equine: Barrel Racing, Breeds, Cinch, Cowboy Curtain, Dressage, Driving, Foaling, Gaits, Legging Up, Mustang, Piebald, Reining, Snaffle Bits, Steeple-Chasing, Tail Braiding, Trail Riding, English & Western, and So Much More by Jessie Haas
crupper/crupper. strap. Astrap that fastens under the tail, used to hold the saddle or harness in place. In driving, cruppers are standard. In riding, they are relatively rare, used mostly for trail riding in steep terrain or to stabilize a saddle on ...
by John Jamieson
A crupper, S. Fr. croupe. CURPON, CURPIN, s. l.Therumpof a fowl, S. 2. Applied ludicrously to the buttocks of man, S. Bums.
Containing the Art of Farriery in All Its Branches; with Whatever Relates to the Manage, and to the Knowledge, Breeding, Feeding, and Dieting of Horses ... by Thomas Wallis (surgeon.)
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Different Words... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words Used in Our Ancient Statutes... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs by Nathan Bailey
CRi PPER Buckles, large square Buckles fix'd to the Saddle-tiec bluind, to fasten the Crupper. CRURA Modu'le colongate samong Aniromisis] the two Heads or Beginnings on the marrowy Substance of the Brain. CRU'RAL | Crurolii, L.j ...
by Е. de Larajasse
crupper of a camel's saddle-ki., y0. dabol, una.. lid, cover (for anything). ki; -—— deri, cover of a kettle. dabol, cir., cover, shut. daholaw, cir., be covered. dabolan, ад, covered, shut. dabei, ai., ...
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Company F, 7th Missouri Cavalry
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Video shows what crupper means. A strap, looped under a horse's tail, used to stop a saddle from slipping.. The buttocks or rump, especially of a horse.. A piece ...
Quotes about Crupper
Put not an embroidered crupper on an ass.
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Scrabble value of C3R1U1P3P3E1R1
The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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