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n.1.A horse; hence, a support or frame.
Cheval glass
a mirror swinging in a frame, and large enough to reflect the full length figure.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Raggles found herself sleeping in a bed of carved mahogany, with silk curtains, with a prodigious cheval glass opposite to her, and a wardrobe which would contain her, and Raggles, and all the family.
Tupman, as the stranger surveyed himself with great complacency in a cheval glass; 'the first that's been made with our club button,' and he called his companions' attention to the large gilt button which displayed a bust of Mr.
Five minutes after, Andrea left the hotel, completely disguised, took a cabriolet, and ordered the driver to take him to the Cheval Rouge, at Picpus.
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Cheval Blanc in Alcester Road, Moseley, is dedicated to bringing back the culture of drinking good wine in a classic wine bar where the vino takes centre stage.
Cheval Rouge, Cocoon and The Nutcracker, a course-and-distance winner last month, will be attempting to finish closer to Dew Line than they did two weeks ago.
Nested in the sublime Noonu Atoll of the Maldives, located just under five hours flight from the Middle East, Cheval Blanc Randheli has been enchanting guests with unforgettable tailor-made experiences and once-in-a-lifetime memories.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- French electronic music group Club Cheval and Forabandit, a project performing music inspired by troubadour songs, will take to the stage as part of the ongoing XXF Very Very French, a festival dedicated to French music.
It could be a good afternoon for the master of Freemason lodge as Pas De Cheval is definitely worth an interest in the Marvellous Tea Dance Company Maiden stakes.
PONTEFRACT: 2.30 Bimbo, 3.00 Tower Power, 3.30 Orient Class, 4.00 PAVLOSK (NAP), 4.30 Boy In The Bar, 5.00 Pas De Cheval, 5.30 Si Senor.
He works and lives between two of the most esteemed wineries in the world as the head of Chateau Cheval Blanc, to one side, and Chateau d'Yquem, to the other.