Definition of Croupade

1. n. A leap in which the horse pulls up his hind legs toward his belly.



Definition of Croupade

1. Noun. A leap in which the horse pulls its hind legs up towards the belly. ¹

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Definition of Croupade

1. a type of horse leap [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Croupade

crottles
crotyl
crotylation
crotylboration
crotylborations
crotyls
crouch
crouched
croucher
crouchers
crouches
crouching
croud
croup
croupade (current term)
croupades
croupal
croupe
crouped
crouper
croupers
croupes
croupier
croupier's rake
croupiere
croupiers
croupiest
croupily
croupiness

Literary usage of Croupade

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1896)
"... as to look for tragedy from a low comedian : ' some may be more adapted for the courbette, whilst others will sooner learn the leaping airs croupade, ..."

2. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... he jej-ks out with his hinder legs even and near. It is the moft difficult of all the high manege. It differs from a croupade, in this, that, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"It is the most difficult of all the high manege. It differs from a croupade, in this, that in a croupade, a horse does not show his shoes ; and from a ..."

4. Equitation by Henry L. de Bussigny (1922)
"Take care not to provoke rearing or the croupade by too much precipitancy in your demands. Rearing will probably be caused by fingering in wrong tempo; ..."

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