Definition of Curvet. Meaning of Curvet. Synonyms of Curvet

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Definition of Curvet

Curvet Cur"vet (k[^u]r"v?t or k[^u]r-v?t"; 277), n. [OE. corvet, It. corvetta: cf. F. courbette. See Curve, and cf. Corvetto.] 1. (Man.) A particular leap of a horse, when he raises both his fore legs at once, equally advanced, and, as his fore legs are falling, raises his hind legs, so that all his legs are in the air at once. 2. A prank; a frolic.
Curvet Cur"vet, v. t. To cause to curvet. --Landor.
Curvet Cur"vet, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Curveted or -vetted; p. pr. & vb. n. Curveting or -vetting.] [Cf. It. corvettare. See Curvet, n.] 1. To make a curvet; to leap; to bound. ``Oft and high he did curvet.' --Drayton. 2. To leap and frisk; to frolic. --Shak.

Meaning of Curvet from wikipedia

- ancient monuments. Still, Sari has been described as Safa City (City of Curvet). Notable are Famous Houses such as Kolbadi House and Amir Divan House (Ramedani...