caracole definition

  • noun:
    • A half turn-to right or left performed by a horse and rider.
    • A half-turn done by a horse and rider in dressage.
    • A combat maneuver.
    • a half turn which a horseman tends to make, either off to the right and/or left.
    • A staircase in a spiral form.
    • in manège, a semi-round or half-turn which a horseman tends to make, either off to the right or even the left.
    • In architecture, a spiral staircase.
    • A half turn-to correct or remaining performed by a horse and rider.
    • A half-turn done by a horse and rider in dressage.
    • A combat maneuver.
    • A half turn which a horseman makes, either to the right or the left.
    • A staircase in a spiral type.
    • In the manège, a semi-round or half-turn which a horseman makes, either to the right or to the left.
    • In design, a spiral staircase.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To perform a caracole.
    • to maneuver in a caracole, or in caracoles; to wheel.
    • To perform a caracole.
    • to go in a caracole, or in caracoles; to wheel.
  • verb:
    • To perform a caracole.
    • make a half start a horse, in dressage
    • To execute a caracole.
    • make a half start a horse, in dressage
  • others:
    • To move or advance in a few caracoles; prance.
    • To wheel, as cavalry.
    • To move or advance in some caracoles; prance.
    • To wheel, as cavalry.

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