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demivolt

[dem-ee-vohlt] /ˈdɛm iˌvoʊlt/
noun
1.
a half turn made by a horse with forelegs raised.
Also, demivolte.
Origin
< French demi-volte. See demi-, volt1
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demivolt

/ˈdɛmɪˌvɒlt/
noun
1.
(dressage) a half turn on the hind legs
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