Definition of Demivolt

1. n. A half vault; one of the seven artificial motions of a horse, in which he raises his fore legs in a particular manner.



Definition of Demivolt

1. Noun. A half vault; one of the seven artificial motions of a horse, in which he raises his forelegs in a particular manner. ¹

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Definition of Demivolt

1. a half turn made by a horse [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demivolt

demitazza
demitazzas
demitint
demitints
demitone
demitones
demits
demitted
demitting
demiurge
demiurges
demiurgic
demiurgical
demivolt (current term)
demivolte
demivoltes
demivolts
demiwolf
demiwolves
demiworld
demiworlds
demix
demixed
demixes
demixing
demixings
demlemek
demo

Literary usage of Demivolt

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1. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"... is faid to be deceived, upon a demivolt of one or two treads : when working (lor in- ... above half the demivolt, ..."

2. The Sportsman's Dictionary; Or, The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Hunting (1785)
"... with a demivolt, in good order, well narrowed and bounded, and terminates upon the fame line upon ... at every lafl time or motion of his demivolt. ..."

3. The Farriers's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary:: : Containing the Art of ...by Thomas Wallis by Thomas Wallis (1766)
"... then you make the demivolt at three times ... and then a demivolt of three times. This you continue to do as long as the ..."

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