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à cheval

[ a shuh-val; English ah shuh-val ]
/ a ʃəˈval; English ˈɑ ʃəˈvæl /

French.

by horse; on horseback.

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Nearby words

à bas, à becket, thomas, à bientôt, à blanc, à bon marché, à cheval, à deux, à droite, à fond, à gauche, à gogo
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British Dictionary definitions for a cheval

à cheval

/ French (a ʃəval) /

adverb

(of a bet, esp in roulette) made on two adjacent numbers, cards, etc

Word Origin for à cheval

literally: on horseback
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