Definition of Crouper

1. n. See Crupper.



Definition of Crouper

1. Noun. (obsolete form of crupper) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crouper

1. a type of leather strap [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crouper

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

Literary usage of Crouper

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1. The Improved Practical System of Educating the Horse by A. H. Rockwell, National Trotting Association (1872)
"Another bridle, known as ROCKWELL'S Bridle, IB cheaper and in many instances better. Take a common harness pad and crouper; pull out the breeching-strap and ..."

2. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"And before these Horses goe sixe with their hands upon the crouper, in such sort as the them likewise have foure men to lead them as the Horses Mules, ..."

3. The Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1869)
"Then, to prevent the saddle from slipping forward when descending mountains, was first the crouper, as ornamental in a certain way as useful, consisting of ..."

4. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"crouper.—A strap of leather which is buckled to a saddle, and, passing under the tail of a saddle-animal, prevents the saddle ..."

5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Pond dogwood. Button- wood shrub. Box. Pin-ball. Little snowball. Button- or crane willow. Swamp-wood. River- or crouper-bush. June- Sept. \ 4. ..."

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