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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of curvet.

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Examples

  • At one point Shannon moves to the base of our scarp and starts prancing around with her hands curled down, performing curvets with one leg.

    Richard Bangs: Following Brad and Angelina to Namibia, Part II

  • At one point Shannon moves to the base of our scarp and starts prancing around with her hands curled down, performing curvets with one leg.

    Richard Bangs: Following Brad and Angelina to Namibia, Part II

  • Legrand, letting the negro go, and executing a series of curvets and caracols, much to the astonishment of his valet, who, arising from his knees, looked, mutely, from his master to myself, and then from myself to his master.

    The Gold-Bug

  • After a few graceful wheels and curvets, we take our ground.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Cornet Richard Grahame descended the hill, bearing in his hand the extempore flag of truce, and making his managed horse keep time by bounds and curvets to the tune which he whistled.

    Old Mortality

  • Cry ‘holla’ to thy tongue, I prithee; it curvets unseasonably.

    As You Like It

  • The tall horses of the cavalry seemed hard and savage as their riders; they made no curvets or gambades.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • The tall horses of the cavalry seemed hard and savage as their riders; they made no curvets or gambades.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • The tall horses of the cavalry seemed hard and savage as their riders; they made no curvets or gambades.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • The tall horses of the cavalry seemed hard and savage as their riders; they made no curvets or gambades.

    Black Colossus

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  • JM genuinely admires curvets when performed by untrained wombats!

    August 17, 2009