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Noun1.croupe - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttockscroupe - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
quadruped - an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
haunch - the loin and leg of a quadruped
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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Then getting upon the animal with more alacrity and haste than could have been anticipated from his years, he lost no time in so disposing of the skirts of his gabardine as to conceal completely from observation the burden which he had thus deposited en croupe.
Do you believe it was because I committed the sacrilege of mounting en croupe behind Henry IV.
We booked for 6pm and were asked politely if would could leave before 8pm due to a busy Saturday night which was fine with us, however we decided to skip starters with this in mind and started proceedings with a main of Croupe d' agneau which was roast rump of Welsh lamb, served with a butter-bean and potato cake and a red wine and rosemary jus.