Definitions for come a cropper

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  1. come a cropper(Verb)

    To fall headlong from a horse.

  2. come a cropper(Verb)

    To suffer some misfortune; to fail.

  3. Origin: * Possibly from the phrase neck and crop, in which crop may refer to the backside of a horse.


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