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à cheval

[a shuh-val; English ah shuh-val] /a ʃəˈval; English ˈɑ ʃəˈvæl/
French.
1.
by horse; on horseback.
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British Dictionary definitions for a cheval

à cheval

/a ʃəval/
adverb
1.
(of a bet, esp in roulette) made on two adjacent numbers, cards, etc
Word Origin
literally: on horseback
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