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Pronunciation : Crup"per (krp"pr in U.S.; krp"r in Eng.)
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. croupi, fr. croupe. See Croup the rump of a horse.] [Written also crouper.]
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Crup"per
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To fit with a crupper; to place a crupper upon; as, to crupper a horse.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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