from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (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.
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- noun A
horse's movement of throwing itself on its haunchestwo or three times, bending in very quick curvets.
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French, ultimately from Latin falx, falcis, a sickle or scythe.
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