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haute école

[oht ey-kohl, -kawl; French oh tey-kawl] /ˌoʊt eɪˈkoʊl, -ˈkɔl; French oʊ teɪˈkɔl/
noun, plural hautes écoles
[ohts ey-kohl, -kawl; French oht zey-kawl] /ˌoʊts eɪˈkoʊl, -kɔl; French oʊt zeɪˈkɔl/ (Show IPA)
a series of intricate steps, gaits, etc., taught to an exhibition horse.
dressage (def 2).
Origin of haute école
< French: literally, high school Unabridged
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  • haute ecole, on Clover, the incomparative trained elephant from the plains of Venezuela.

    The Wouldbegoods E. Nesbit
  • One has only to go back to the thirties in England to find all the niceties of the haute ecole in full bloom.

    Patroclus and Penelope Theodore Ayrault Dodge
British Dictionary definitions for haute ecole

haute école

/ot ekɔl/
the classical art of riding
Word Origin
literally: high school
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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