Definition of crowhop

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a short quick jump (as that of a startled crow)
2 : a stiff-legged hop made by a horse often with the back arched
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Definition of crow-hop (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : to hop or jump like a crow
2 of a horse : to buck without violence and with a series of short stiff-legged jumps

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Intransitive verb

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“Crowhop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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