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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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 Rifles|Gustave 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 Fort|W. 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 Bawn|Katharine Tynan
When the local was still far behind she would begin to curvet and take the bit between her teeth.The Biography of a Prairie Girl|Eleanor Gates
At this the hector sprang to his feet and mounted his grey charger, which he caused to prance and curvet across the field.Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians|Woislav M. Petrovitch