Ballotade


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Bal´lo`tade`

    (băl´lô`täd` or băl´lô`tād`)
n.1.(Man.) A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or upon a straight line, so that when his four feet are in the air, he shows only the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking out.
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He describes the secrets behind the levade and cavaletti, the Iberian canter pirouette and Spanish Walk and the Viennese courbette and ballotade.