Definition of Croupers

1. Noun. (plural of crouper) ¹



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Definition of Croupers

1. crouper [n] - See also: crouper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Croupers

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

Literary usage of Croupers

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1. Catholicon Anglicum: An English-Latin Word-book, Dated 1483 by Sidney John Hervon Herrtage (1882)
"... and croupers brake.' Malory's Arthur (ed. 1634), eh 133, p. 244. 'Let the beasts head be tyed vnto a ..."

2. David and His Friends: A Series of Revival Sermons by Louis Albert Banks (1900)
"Neither the croupers nor the porters will tell you about it. If you ask them they will smile incredulously, and shake their heads. ..."

3. The Ingoldsby Legends, Or, Mirth and Marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby (1879)
"... pedlars with their packs, horse-croupers, pig-merchants, itinerant venders of crockery and cutlery, wandered promiscuously among the mingled groups, ..."

4. Certificate of Musters in the County of Somerset: Temp. Eliz. A. D. 1569 by Somerset (England) (1904)
"... (chest protectors) and croupers. Some used tocks, a long narrow sword for thrusting only, very conveniently worn under the thigh. ..."

5. Manly Exercises: Containing Rowing, Sailing, Riding, Driving, Racing by Donald Walker, John William Carleton (1856)
"... exalted by their chronicler (Fitzstephen the monk,) to Olympic honors, were nothing more than exhibitions, by rival horse-croupers, of the mettle, ..."

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