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cur•vet



Pronunciation: (
n.kûr'vit;
v.kur-vet', kûr'vit),
[key]
n., v., -vet•ted or -vet•ed, -vet•ting or -vet•ing.


n.
Dressage.a leap of a horse from a rearing position, in which it springs up with the hind legs outstretched as the forelegs descend.

v.i.
1. to leap in a curvet, as a horse; cause one's horse to do this.
2. to leap and frisk.

v.t.
to cause to make a curvet.

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