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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strap from the back of a saddle passing under the horse's tail.

Usage examples (34)
  • Perched behind him on the crupper was a cheetah, a gilded collar around its neck, a chain of silver links running between it and the groom's hand.
  • My horse fell, flinging me clean over his crupper.
  • They mounted her on crupper and the camel went his way,
  • "Whose, then?" says I, genially, and laid a hand on his crupper. for more
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