à cheval


à che·val

adverb \ˌä-shə-ˈväl\

Definition of À CHEVAL

1
:  with a leg on each side :  astride
2
:  in such a way as to be played or chanced simultaneously on two numbers or events (as in roulette)

Origin of À CHEVAL

French, literally, on horseback
First Known Use: 1832

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