piaffe

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intransitive verb

ˈpyaf
piaffed; piaffed; piaffing; piaffes
of a horse
: to execute a piaffe

piaffe

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noun

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plural -s
: a dressage movement consisting of a collected trot executed in place

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb

French piaffer, literally, to strut

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“Piaffe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piaffe. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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