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pas de cheval

[French pahduh shuh val] /French pɑdə ʃə ˈval/
noun, plural pas de cheval. Ballet.
1.
a step in which the dancer hops on one foot and paws the ground with the other.
Origin of pas de cheval
1915-1920
1915-20; < French: horse step
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