lepper

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lepper (plural leppers)

  1. Common misspelling of leper.
  2. A horse that jumps well.
    • 1899, Banjo Paterson, Father Riley's Horse
      He's the king of all the leppers that was ever seen to lep,
      A five-foot fence -- he'd clear it in a hop!
  3. (cattle) A type of Texas Longhorn, a subgroup of Butler cattle.

Usage notes[edit]

This term may have been used in Commonwealth English circles.