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  • n. A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or on a straight line, so that when his four feet are in the air, he shows only the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking out.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or upon a straight line, so that when his four feet are in the air, he shows only the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the manège, a leap of a horse in which all four legs are bent without jerking out the hind ones. Also spelled balotade.

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