[ ma-nezh, -neyzh ]
/ mæˈnɛʒ, -ˈneɪʒ /
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the art of training and riding horses.
the action, movements, or paces of a trained horse.
a school for training horses and teaching horsemanship.
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Origin of manège
1635–45; <French <Italian maneggio;see manage
Words nearby manège
man-eater, man-eating, man-eating shark, maneb, maned wolf, manège, manes, Manet, Manet, Edouard, Manetho, maneuver
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How to use manège in a sentence
He possessed great personal strength, was expert in all manly exercises, and shone especially at the jousts and the manege.Windsor Castle|William Harrison Ainsworth
I sent my black manege horse and furniture with a friend to his Majestie then at Oxford.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Evelyn
Agitated streets; still more agitated round the Salle de Manege!The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
We are like horses in a manege, or oxen or dogs taught to draw the plough, or be harnessed to a carriage.Thoughts on Man|William Godwin
The broad doors flew open, and the manege was soon filled with knights and ladies on foot and horseback.A Word Only A Word, Complete|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for manège
/ (mæˈneɪʒ) /
the art of training horses and ridersCompare dressage
a riding school
Word Origin for manège
C17: via French from Italian maneggio, from maneggiare to manage
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