Falcade
Falcade Fal*cade" (f[a^]l*k[=a]d"), n. [F., ultimately fr. L. falx, falcis, a sickle or scythe.] (Man.) The action of a horse, when he throws himself on his haunches two or three times, bending himself, as it were, in very quick curvets. --Harris. [1913 Webster]

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