Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of caracole.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Hugh watched him caracoling down the street, and burnt with indignation.

    Master Humphrey's Clock

  • Thus it is no surprise to see Chavez caracoling above 50% of voting intentions, though he has definitely dropped from his sky high, and hardly credible 70+% of one year ago.

    The coming Venezuelan campaign

  • The earl continued some little distance by the side of the royal family, complimenting them all with courteous speeches, his horse curveting and caracoling, but being managed with great grace and dexterity, leaving the grandees and the people at large not more filled with admiration at the strangeness and magnificence of his state than at the excellence of his horsemanship.

    Washington Irving

  • Regie came dancing and caracoling round the corner.

    Red Pottage

  • He went caracoling round, charging at more silk-lined rags.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • Lukashka mounted his horse, and without calling on Maryanka, rode caracoling down the street, where Nazarka was already awaiting him.

    The Cossacks

  • Down in the valley Amalric had stiffened in his saddle when he saw that wild horseman curvetting and caracoling on the slopes while he brandished that blood-stained serpent-banner.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Conan had barely finished counting them when he saw a half-score of horsemen caracoling just outside bowshot.

    Conan and The Mists of Door

  • One describes their advance as hesitant, Fortescue says they were stationary, but an eye-witness called it "the most splendid sight of the campaign, their horses caracoling and bounding, and the bright sunlight flashed from steel armour and spears ... they came on at a rapid pace to within four hundred yards of the British line," Gough's biographer hardly mentions it.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • Down in the valley, Amalric had stiffened in his saddle when he saw that wild horseman curvetting and caracoling on the slopes while he brandished that blood-stained serpent-banner.

    Conan the Avenger

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