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Definition of Curvet
CurvetCurvet 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.
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.
CurvetCurvet 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
2. To leap and frisk; to frolic. --Shak.
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