Demivolt
Demivolt Dem"i*volt`, n. [Cf. F. demi- volte.] (Man.) A half vault; one of the seven artificial motions of a horse, in which he raises his fore legs in a particular manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • demivolt — [dem′i vōlt΄] n. [Fr demi volte < demi (see DEMI ) + volte, a leap < volter < OIt voltare (see VAULT2)] in exhibition riding, a half turn with the forelegs of the horse raised: also sp. demivolte …   English World dictionary

  • demivolt — /dem ee vohlt /, n. a half turn made by a horse with forelegs raised. Also, demivolte. [ < F demi volte. See DEMI , VOLT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • demivolt — /ˈdɛmivoʊlt/ (say demeevohlt) noun a half turn made by a horse with the forelegs raised. Also, demivolte. {French demi volte. See demi , volt2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • demivolt — /dem ee vohlt /, n. a half turn made by a horse with forelegs raised. Also, demivolte. [ < F demi volte. See DEMI , VOLT1] …   Useful english dictionary

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