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Definition of the noun capriole

What does capriole mean as a name of something?


  1. (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
    • domain: dressage
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: jump / jumping = the act of jumping
  2. a playful leap or hop

Definition of the verb capriole

What does capriole mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: caprioled | caprioling | caprioles

  1. perform a capriole, of horses in dressage
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic words: bound / jump / leap / spring = move forward by leaps and bounds
  2. perform a capriole, in ballet
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: dance = move in a graceful and rhythmical way


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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Capriole

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Google previewThe Complete Training of Horse and Rider (2013)

by Alois Podhajsky

Even the capriole is a mixture of gaiety and impulsion. To control these movements, ...

Google previewThe Meat Goat Handbook (2012)

Raising Goats for Food, Profit, and Fun by Yvonne Zweede-Tucker

CaprioleThe capriole is the beautiful airs above the ground movement performed by the Lipizzaner stallions, the white dressage (equine ballet) performers. Very soon after your goats get home and one jumps off of anything more than a few ...

Google previewThe Farrier's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary, Etc (1759)

by Thomas Wallis (surgeon.)

A capriole is the most ...

Google previewThe Oxford Companion to Cheese (2016)

David Gibbons Capriole is a goat cheese creamery in Greenville, Indiana, founded and led by Judy Schad.

Google previewCyclopaedia, Or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences... by Ephraïm Chambers (1741)

The capriole is the most difficult of' all the high raised air' * there are several kinds of ...

Google previewWord Power Made Handy (2008)

by Shalini Verma

A capriole is a backward kick ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

The capriole is the molt violent of all the high-raised airs: there are ...

Google previewA New English Dictionary of the English Language (1836)

by Charles Richardson

The capriole is the most ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

capriole—It.capriola—L. caper, capra, agoat.] Capsicum, kap′sikum, n.a tropical plant or shrub, from which cayenne pepperis made.—n.Cap′sicine, the active principle of capsicum. [From L. capsa, a case, its berries being containedin ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Terra a Terra ; a Demy Air, or Demy Volt ; a Corvet ; a Capriole ; a Croupade ; a Balotade ; and a Step and a Leap, (tin pas et tin sault.) These are explained as follows by Sir William Hope, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Capriole. Croupade. Balotade. Step and Leap. Falcade. Passage. Pesate. Pirouette. Piafer. Passade. Mezair. Epaule en dedans. are said to be disunited ; in this pace all four legs are off the ground at the same time. In Galloping in a circle, the ...

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Capriole Meaning

Video shows what capriole means. A leap that a horse makes with all fours, upwards only, without advancing, but with a kick or jerk of the hind legs when at the ...

Scrabble value of C3A1P3R1I1O1L1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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