Definition of Croupe

1. Noun. The part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks.

Exact synonyms: Croup, Hindquarters, Rump
Group relationships: Bird, Quadruped
Specialized synonyms: Haunch
Generic synonyms: Body Part



Definition of Croupe

1. Noun. That part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Croupe

1. the rump of certain animals [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Croupe

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

Literary usage of Croupe

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1. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... Difficulties—Private Correspondence—Considers a Presidential Tour improper—The President and his Grandson—Anecdotes—Carrying a Kentuckian en croupe—The ..."

2. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"Ce cheval a une belle croupe, that horse has beautiful hind quarters. Il n'a presque point rfe croupe, be has no rump—he is very poor. Monter en croupe ..."

3. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and (1800)
"... or take in, too little ground, and his croupe comes too near the center of the. volt. •. .... croupe ..."

4. A History of Cavalry from the Earliest Times: With Lessons for the Future by George Taylor Denison (1913)
"... with as many infantry, carried en croupe, came up, and summoned them to surrender. After a short parley they surrendered to the number of 14000 men. ..."

5. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... up his croupe, or yerks out, fling your (boulders back, without turning your head to one fide or the other, continuing the anión of the hand that holds ..."

6. Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Improvements of the Latest by Abel Boyer (1849)
"Etre en croupe, mantar en croupe, to ride behind another on the same horse. ... porte en croupe, horse that carries double. CROUPI, E, adj. stagnated. ..."

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