Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the manège, the action of a horse when he throws himself on his haunches two or three times, as in a very quick curvet.
- n. A horse's movement of throwing itself on its haunches two or three times, bending in very quick curvets.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Man.) The action of a horse, when he throws himself on his haunches two or three times, bending himself, as it were, in very quick curvets.
- French, ultimately from Latin falx, falcis, a sickle or scythe. (Wiktionary)
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