levade

noun
le·​vade | \ ləˈväd \
plural -s

Definition of levade

: 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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History and Etymology for levade

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

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“Levade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/levade. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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