—v.kur-vet', kûr'vit), [key]
—n., v., -vet•ted or -vet•ed, -vet•ting or -vet•ing.
a leap of a horse from a rearing position, in which it springs up with the hind legs outstretched as the forelegs descend.
to leap in a curvet, as a horse; cause one's horse to do this.
to leap and frisk.
to cause to make a curvet.
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