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gambado1

[gam-bey-doh] /gæmˈbeɪ doʊ/
noun, plural gambados, gambadoes.
1.
either of a pair of large protective boots or gaiters fixed to a saddle instead of stirrups.
2.
any long gaiter or legging.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Italian gamb(a) leg + -ado -ade1

gambado2

[gam-bey-doh] /gæmˈbeɪ doʊ/
noun, plural gambados, gambadoes.
1.
a spring or leap by a horse.
2.
a caper or antic.
Also, gambade
[gam-beyd, -bahd] /gæmˈbeɪd, -ˈbɑd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1810-20; probably a pseudo-Spanish alteration of French gambade a leap or spring, perhaps < Provençal cambado, gambado, equivalent to gamb(a) leg (see jamb1) + -ado -ade1
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British Dictionary definitions for gambado

gambado1

/ɡæmˈbeɪdəʊ/
noun (pl) -dos, -does
1.
either of two leather holders for the feet attached to a horse's saddle-like stirrups
2.
either of a pair of leggings
Word Origin
C17: from Italian gamba leg, from Late Latin: leg, hoof; see jamb

gambado2

/ɡæmˈbeɪdəʊ/
noun (pl) -bados, -badoes, -bades
1.
(dressage) another word for curvet
2.
a leap or gambol; caper
Word Origin
C19: from French gambade spring (of a horse), ultimately from Spanish or Italian gamba leg
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