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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of caracole.

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Examples

  • Lightly armed, richly dressed, and gay as a bridegroom on the eve of his nuptials, Richard caracoled along by the side of Queen

    The Talisman

  • The noble steed which he reined bounded and caracoled, and displayed his spirit and agility in a manner which might have troubled a less admirable horseman than the

    The Talisman

  • Along the darkening mountain-paths the two gentlemen (for such their outward bearing proclaimed them) caracoled together.

    Novels by Eminent Hands

  • At the head of it rode Fanfaronade himself upon a white horse, which pranced and caracoled to the sound of the trumpets.

    The Red Fairy Book

  • In her dream the horse caracoled to the tempo of Paganini, and its rider at one moment had the face of Mandras, and at another that of the captain.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • When Corelli had arrived at the entrance of the yard and Pelagia had looked up from brushing her goat, the horse had pricked up its ears and caracoled.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • Their steeds, caparisoned with silk, lacquered leather and gold buckles, caracoled and curvetted as their riders put them through their paces.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Still too excited, too full of their new importance, the young horsemen caracoled around her.

    The Wicked Day

  • Their steeds, caparisoned with silk, lacquered leather, and gold buckles, caracoled and curvetted as their riders put them through their paces.

    Conan the Freebooter

  • Many hardships they underwent while Cromwell ruled with his iron hand; and when that iron hand was relaxed in death, and poor, feeble Richard Cromwell slunk away to his country-seat, what wonder is it that young Charles came back to England and caracoled through the streets of London with a smile for every one and a happy laugh upon his lips?

    Famous Affinities of History — Complete

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