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crupper

noun crup·per \ˈkrə-pər, ˈkr-\

Definition of CRUPPER

1
:  a leather loop passing under a horse's tail and buckled to the saddle
2
:  1croup; broadly :  buttocks

Origin of CRUPPER

Middle English cruper, from Anglo-French crupere, from crupe, croupe hindquarters — more at croup
First Known Use: 14th century

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