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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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for crupper
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Taking 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 ...
by Graham R. Duncanson
The crupper is a soft- padded ...
Dictionary 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)
CRUPPER A crupper a-s a cure for dysentery — see " DYSENTERY." CRYING For those who cried standing we should cry standing ; for those who ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Walter William Skeat
croupe, crupper; orig. protuberance. — Icel. kroppr, a hunch (above). Crupper. (F. — Teut.) F. croupiere (O. F. cropiere).
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. Burns.
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.
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Company F, 7th Missouri Cavalry
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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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