Definition of Cabriole

1. n. A curvet; a leap. See Capriole.



Definition of Cabriole

1. Noun. A type of furniture leg used in certain ornate styles of furniture such as Queen Anne, having a double curve resembling the leg of an animal ¹

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Definition of Cabriole

1. a curved furniture leg [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cabriole

cabre
cabree
cabrees
cabrerite
cabresta
cabrestas
cabresto
cabrestos
cabretta
cabrettas
cabrie
cabries
cabriite
cabrilla
cabrillas
cabriole (current term)
cabrioles
cabriolet
cabriolets
cabrit
cabrito
cabrits
cabs
cabstand
cabstands
cabulance
caburns
cabécou
cacafogo

Literary usage of Cabriole

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1. Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture by Arthur Hayden (1912)
"CHAPTER VI EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STYLES The advent of the cabriole leg—The so-called Queen Anne style—The survival of oak in the provinces ..."

2. How to Know Period Styles in Furniture: A Brief History of Furniture from by William Lowing Kimerly (1913)
"... Slip Seat and cabriole Legs, with Ball Claw-foot and Shell Carving at Knee, about 1710. Queen Anne Carved Chair, in South Kensington Museum, London. ..."

3. De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of the Extensive and Very Valuable Artistic ...by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association (1921)
"... with carved and molded frames, carved, molded and voluted arms on carved supports, serpentine seat fronts with scrolled aprons and cabriole legs. ..."

4. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1821)
"Dillon is coming in a cabriole: his thigh is already broken—let's ... The cabriole soon appeared; the General was in it without a hat, with a calm and firm ..."

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