à cheval

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

French.

by horse; on horseback.

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British Dictionary definitions for à 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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