demivolt

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demivolt

(ˈdɛmɪˌvɒlt) or

demivolte

n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) dressage a half turn on the hind legs
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``Do you dispute with me, slave!'' said the soldier; and, setting spurs to his horse, he caused him make a demivolte across the path, raising at the same time the riding rod which he held in his hand, with a purpose of chastising what he considered as the insolence of the peasant.