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Definition of the noun crupper

What does crupper mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cruppers

  1. a strap from the back of a saddle passing under the horse's tail; prevents saddle from slipping forward
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: strap = an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position

Alternative definition of the noun crupper

noun

  1. A strap used to stop a saddle from slipping.
  2. The buttocks or rump, especially of a horse.
  3. A piece of armour covering the hindquarters of a horse.

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Google previewTaking Japan Seriously (1987)

A Confucian Perspective on Leading Economic Issues by Ronald Philip Dore

A crupper is a strap buckled to the back of the saddle and looped under the horse's tail. 15. A numdah (from the Persian namad, a carpet) was an Indian embroidered felt rug or saddlecloth. 16. A 'hand' is a four-inch measure used only for the ...

Google previewVeterinary Treatment for Working Equines (2010)

by Graham R. Duncanson

The crupper is a soft- padded ...

Google previewKipling'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 ...

Google previewCornell Science Leaflet (1914)

The crupper is a frequent source of sore tail, and a horse with a sore ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Horseback Riding (2000)

by Jessica Jahiel

A crupper is a strap with a thickly padded "U"- shaped piece at one end. The strap attaches to the back of the saddle, and the "U"-shaped piece is placed around the top of the horse's tail. By shortening or lengthening the strap between the ...

Google previewDocuments of the Assembly of the State of New York (1911)

by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

The crupper is a frequent source of sore tail, and a horse with a sore tail is often difficult to manage. This soreness is often caused by the back strap being too short, thus drawing the crupper up tight against the tail, which soon becomes ...

Google previewBulletin (1911)

The crupper is a frequent source of sore tail, and a horse with a sore tail is often difficult to manage. This soreness is often caused by the back strap being too short, thus drawing the crupper up tight against the tail, which soon becomes ...

Google previewOn Seats and Saddles, bits and bitting, and the prevention and cure of restiveness in Horses (1869)

by Francis DWYER

It is better to begin voluntarily with a well-fitting saddle and a good seat, than be kicked into it ; and therefore the cavalry crupper is an absurdity which every one else in the world has thrown away ages ago ; and which the Austrian, Bavarian, ...

Google previewHints to Horse-keepers (1863)

A Complete Manual for Horsemen; Embracing ... Chapters on Mules and Ponies by Henry William Herbert

The Crupper is that part which passes under the horse's tail, and which serves to hold the saddle back to its proper place, and to prevent its yielding to the tension of the check-rein, when one is used. It should be very large (as being less likely ...

Google previewA Manual for Naval Cadets (1860)

by John McNeill Boyd

The Crupper is a piece of round chain which, passing under the bowsprit outside the inner shroud collars, is scored in the notch on top of the boom's heel, and connected by a slip at the side abaft the inner fore stay collars ; thus keeping the ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University and the Agricultural Experiment Station (1915)

by New York State College of Agriculture

Fitting the crupper. — The crupper is a frequent source of sore tail, and a horse with a sore ...

Google previewCornell Rural School Leaflet (1914)

An ill-fitting crupper is a common cause of sore tail, and a horse with a sore tail is often difficult to manage. This soreness is often caused by having the backstrap too short, thus drawing the crupper up tight against the tail, which soon becomes ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Department of Agriculture for the Year Ending ... (1916)

An ill-fitting crupper is a common cause of sore tail, and a horse with a sore tail is often difficult to manage. This soreness is often caused by having the backstrap too short, thus drawing the crupper up tight against the tail, which soon becomes ...

Google previewReport (1911)

by New York (State). Dept. of Agriculture

The crupper is a frequent source of sore tail, and a horse with a sore tail is often difficult to manage. This soreness is often caused by the back strap being too short, thus drawing the crupper up tight against the tail, which soon becomes ...

Google previewAnnual Report (1916)

by New York (State). Dept. of Agriculture

An ill-fitting crupper is a common cause of sore tail, and a horse with a sore tail is often difficult to manage. This soreness is often caused by having the backstrap too short, thus drawing the crupper up tight against the tail, which soon becomes ...

Google previewDocuments of the Senate of the State of New York (1915)

by New York (State). Legislature. Senate

Fitting the crupper. — The crupper is a frequent source of sore tail, and a horse with a sore ...

Google previewVerse in English from Tudor and Stuart Ireland (2003)

by Andrew Carpenter

A crupper is a leather strap buckled to the 243 An ...

Google previewStrange 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 ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

CRUPPER Crup"per, v.t. Defn: To fit with a ...

Google previewDictionary of Proverbs of the Sinhalese Including Also Their Adages, Aphorisms, Apologues, Apothegms, Bywords, Dictums, Maxims, Mottoes, Precepts, Saws, and Sayings, Together with the Connected Myths, Legends, and Folk-tales (2005)

by John M. Senaveratna

CRUPPER A crupper a-s a cure for dysentery — see " DYSENTERY." CRYING For those who cried standing we should cry standing ; for those who ...

Google previewA Compendious Dictionary of the Veterinary Art (1830)

Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Terms Used in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. Also, a Short Description of the Anatomy Or Structure of the Eye, the Foot, and Other Important Parts of the Horse, with Practical Observations on His Diseases, as Well as Those of Other Domestic Animals by James White

CRUPPER. A strap affixed to the back of the saddle, with a loop at the end for the purpose of admitting the horse's tail. Its use is to prevent the saddle from slipping forwards; by doing which, it impedes the motion of the shoulders, causes the ...

Google previewThe Farriers's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary: (1766)

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.)

CRUPPER, the buttocks of a horse, the rump ; also a roll of leather put under a horses tail, and drawn up by thongs, to the buckle behind the faddle, so as to keep him from casting ...

Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1882)

by John Ogilvie

Crupper (krup'per), n. [Ft. croupOre. from croupe, the buttocks of a horse. See Croup. ] 1. The buttocks of a horse; the rump.— 2. A strap of leather which is buckled to a saddle, and passing under a horse's tail prevents the saddle from being ...

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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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