verb (used without object), cur·vet·ted or cur·vet·ed, cur·vet·ting or cur·vet·ing.
verb (used with object), cur·vet·ted or cur·vet·ed, cur·vet·ting or cur·vet·ing.
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Cares fly with the first curvet, and the very sight of a spur is enough to prevent one committing suicide.Vivian Grey|Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
The others left at the post fret, and fidget, and curvet about.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier|James Inglis
The horses of his body-guard began to paw and curvet to free their feet as the loose reins tightened on their necks.The White Blackbird|Hudson Douglas
Stubb's horse, in particular, began to prance and curvet in a manner which greatly disturbed his rider's equanimity.Vassall Morton|Francis Parkman
Margaret Douglas flicked her steed impatiently, causing the spirited little beast to curvet.The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett