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pesade

[puh-seyd, -zeyd, -zahd] /pəˈseɪd, -ˈzeɪd, -ˈzɑd/
noun, Dressage.
1.
a maneuver in which the horse is made to rear, keeping its hind legs stationary and its forelegs drawn in.
Origin of pesade
1720-1730
1720-30; < French, earlier posade < Italian posata a halt (see pose1, -ade1); pes- by association with peser to weigh. See poise1
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British Dictionary definitions for pesade

pesade

/pɛˈsɑːd/
noun
1.
(dressage) a position in which the horse stands on the hind legs with the forelegs in the air
Word Origin
C18: from French, from posade, from Italian posata a halt, from posare to stop, from Latin pausa end
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