curvetting curvetting

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
  2. (v) perform a leap where both hind legs come off the ground, of a horse

Usage(s):

  1. With tensely stretched fingers the maddened, sweating sots try to climb up the bending walls of curvetting rooms, after bats, buzzards, flitting elephants.
  2. Alfredo, made his pony caper and look hard to ride, curvetting, sidling, closer and closer.
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