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demivolt

or dem·i·volte

[ dem-ee-vohlt ]
/ ˈdɛm iˌvoʊlt /
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noun
a half turn made by a horse with forelegs raised.
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Origin of demivolt

<French demi-volte.See demi-, volt1
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British Dictionary definitions for demivolt

demivolt

demivolte

/ (ˈdɛmɪˌvɒlt) /

noun
dressage a half turn on the hind legs
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