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curvet


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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curvet \Cur"vet\, v. t.
     To cause to curvet. --Landor.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curvet \Cur"vet\ (k[^u]r"v?t or k[^u]r-v?t"; 277), n. [OE.
     corvet, It.corvetta: cf. F. courbette. See Curve, and cf.
     Corvetto.]
     1. (Man.) A particular leap of a horse, when he raises both
        his fore legs at once, equally advanced, and, as his fore
        legs are falling, raises his hind legs, so that all his
        legs are in the air at once.
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     2. A prank; a frolic.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curvet \Cur"vet\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Curveted or -vetted;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Curveting or -vetting.] [Cf. It.
     corvettare. See Curvet, n.]
     1. To make a curvet; to leap; to bound. "Oft and high he did
        curvet." --Drayton.
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     2. To leap and frisk; to frolic. --Shak.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  curvet
       n : a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the
           ground before the forelegs come down [syn: vaulting]
       v : perform a leap where both hind legs come off the ground, of
           a horse
       [also: curvetting, curvetted]

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