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caracole


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caracole  \Car"a*cole\,  n.  [F.  caracole,  caracol,  fr  Sp  caracol 
  snail,  winding  staircase,  a  wheeling  about.] 
  1.  (Man.)  A  half  turn  which  a  horseman  makes  either  to  the 
  right  or  the  left 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  A  staircase  in  a  spiral  form 
 
  {En  caracole}[F.],  spiral;  --  said  of  a  staircase. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caracole  \Car"a*cole\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Caracoled}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  caracoler.]  (Man.) 
  To  move  in  a  caracole,  or  in  caracoles;  to  wheel. 
 
  Prince  John  caracoled  within  the  lists.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caracole 
  v  :  make  a  half  turn  on  a  horse,  in  dressage 




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