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With one bound he was in the saddle, made his horse curvet, and hid himself behind the enormous stem of the mahogany tree.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
By so doing, the mouth of the horse receives a jerk which seldom fails to make it rear and curvet from side to side.
THE FRONTIER FORTW. H. G. KINGSTON
I knew that he made the pony curvet because I liked it; and presently my grandmother discovered that and took me away.
THE STORY OF BAWNKATHARINE TYNAN
When the local was still far behind she would begin to curvet and take the bit between her teeth.
At this the hector sprang to his feet and mounted his grey charger, which he caused to prance and curvet across the field.
The spirited animal began to curvet and rear, as if proud of his burthen.
GOMEZ ARIASJOAQUN TELESFORO DE TRUEBA Y COSO
Margaret Douglas flicked her steed impatiently, causing the spirited little beast to curvet.
THE BLACK DOUGLASS. R. CROCKETT
A low whinny and something like a suppressed curvet was Dick's reply, and it was followed by a sharp exclamation.
THE RED MUSTANGWILLIAM O. STODDARD
With a curvet the boat from the open rounds up at the ladder.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
This plan has its advantages; it allows, for instance, the writer's pen to curvet as well as the artist's pencil.
COMIC BIBLE SKETCHESGEORGE W. FOOTE

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