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Screened by the cedars that form its _criniere_, he commands a view of the river valley below, without danger of being himself seen from it.
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seanahan commented on the word criniere
Crin is apparently Latin for horse hair.
November 8, 2007
chained_bear commented on the word criniere
A specific piece of armor that protected a horse's neck. Also called manefaire or crinet.