levade

noun le·vade \ləˈväd\

Definition of levade

plural

-s

  1. :  a show-ring movement in which a horse raises the forequarters, brings the hindquarters under him, and balances with haunches deeply bent and forelegs drawn up

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Origin and Etymology of levade

German, from French lever to raise (from Latin levare) + -ade — more at lever


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