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demipique

[dem-i-peek]
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noun
  1. an 18th-century military saddle with a low pommel.

Origin of demipique

1685–95; demi- + pique (pseudo-French spelling of peak1)
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Historical Examples

  • He sat high and firm upon his horse, a bony gelding, with demipique saddle.

    Footprints of Former Men in Far Cornwall

    Robert S. Hawker