Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of breaking, training, and riding horses; the art of horsemanship.
  • noun A school for training horses and teaching horsemanship.
  • Managed: said of a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art of horsemanship, or of training horses.
  • noun A school for teaching horsemanship, and for training horses.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of manège.

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Examples

  • If the weather is very hot, you may leave your riding at the 'manege' till you return to Paris, unless you think the exercise does you more good than the heat can do you harm; but I desire you will not leave off Marcel for one moment; your fencing likewise, if you have a mind, may subside for the summer; but you will do well to resume it in the winter and to be adroit at it, but by no means for offense, only for defense in case of necessity.

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1751

  • He tells me too, that you have left off riding at the 'manege'; I have no objection to that, it takes up a great deal of the morning; and if you have got a genteel and firm seat on horseback, it is enough for you, now that tilts and tournaments are laid aside.

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1751

  • If the weather is very hot, you may leave your riding at the 'manege' till you return to Paris, unless you think the exercise does you more good than the heat can do you harm; but

    Complete Project Gutenberg Earl of Chesterfield Works

  • He tells me too, that you have left off riding at the 'manege'; I have no objection to that, it takes up a great deal of the morning; and if you have got a genteel and firm seat on horseback, it is enough for you, now that tilts and tournaments are laid aside.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Earl of Chesterfield Works

  • That the feudal baron should despise the humble practitioner in medicine was a matter of course; but Ramorny felt not the less the influence which Dwining exercised over him, and was in the encounter of their wits often mastered by him, as the most eccentric efforts of a fiery horse are overcome by a boy of twelve years old, if he has been bred to the arts of the manege.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • On a recent afternoon, the indoor manege was alive as students and trainers practiced their canters and jumps.

    Escape From Moscow:

  • But he was soon reassured; the Spaniard wheeled round towards him, and began to put the rough hackney through all the paces of the manege with a grace and skill which won applause from the beholders.

    Westward Ho!

  • He tells me too, that you have left off riding at the manege; I have no objection to that, it takes up a great deal of the morning; and if you have got a genteel and firm seat on horseback, it is enough for you, now that tilts and tournaments are laid aside.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • Away out on the plain a string of harassed recruits trotted round a rough manege lustily encouraged to a rigid observance of the good old maxim, "'eels an' 'ands low; 'eads an' 'earts 'igh," by the astonishing profanity of their riding-master; and beyond them their more proficient comrades charged with wild yells upon a long line of stuffed sacks representing a terror-stricken foe waiting patiently to be spitted.

    With Our Army in Palestine

  • He pranced, he reared, he caracoled, he went through the whole _manege.

    Under the Skylights

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  • What do you call it if you train three horses at a time?

    April 19, 2011

  • triage?

    April 19, 2011