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cheval glass

[shuh-val] /ʃəˈvæl/
noun
1.
a full-length mirror mounted so that it can be tilted in a frame.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < French cheval horse, supporting framework (see chevalet)
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cheval glass

/ʃəˈvæl/
noun
1.
a full-length mirror mounted so as to swivel within a frame
Word Origin
C19: from French cheval support (literally: horse)
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