Definitions

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  • adj. having a steep, sloping croup, a narrow rump, and a low set to the tail

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the tail set low and buttocks that fall away sharply from the croup; -- said of certain horses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting a defect in the conformation of a horse in which the hind quarters have an excessive slant downward and backward from the croup, and the tail is set low.

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Examples

  • He did not note the money-lender on his goose-rumped pony, hastening along to collect the cruel interest; or the long-shouting, deep-voiced little mob — still in military formation — of native soldiers on leave, rejoicing to be rid of their breeches and puttees, and saying the most outrageous things to the most respectable women in sight.

    Kim

  • Animal has a peculiar goose-rumped look, owing to the muscles over the quarters being violently contracted, and are hard on pressure.

    The Veterinarian

  • He did not note the money-lender on his goose-rumped pony, hastening along to collect the cruel interest; or the long-shouting, deep-voiced little mob -- still in military formation -- of native soldiers on leave, rejoicing to be rid of their breeches and puttees, and saying the most outrageous things to the most respectable women in sight.

    Kim

  • "We don't want to rub noses with all those goose-rumped half-breeds of

    The Day's Work - Volume 1

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