crupper


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crupper

the part of the harness of a horse which encircles the tail and prevents the harness from slipping forward.
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Representative Clay Crupper of Dry Ridge, who chaired the House Agriculture Committee, pleaded guilty to taking $400.
In the other a priest bares the body of a peasant's wife to demonstrate the horse-like strength of her back and crupper.
A nasty stiff strap went under my tail; that was the crupper.
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He staggers up the stairs, one arm over Falada's cruppers.