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Meaning of CRUPPER

Pronunciation:  'krupur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a strap from the back of a saddle passing under the horse's tail; prevents saddle from slipping forward

CRUPPER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: strap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Crup"per\ (kr?p"p?r in U.S.; kr?p"?r in Eng.), n. [F.
    croupi?re, fr. croupe. See {Croup} the rump of a horse.]
    [Written also {crouper}.]
    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.
  2. \Crup"per\, v. t.
    To fit with a crupper; to place a crupper upon; as, to
    crupper a horse.
Thesaurus Terms
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