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Estrapade

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Estrapade (Man) The action of a horse, when, to get rid of his rider, he rears, plunges, and kicks furiously.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n estrapade In the manège, the action of a horse that tries to get rid of his rider by rearing and kicking.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Bahorel will visit the Estrapade.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Perhaps, if you had not confirmed Sotillo in his madness, he would have been in no haste to give the estrapade to that miserable Hirsch.
"Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard" by Joseph Conrad
He was eight months in France, six of these in a lodging beside the Baigneurs on the Estrapade, Rue Dauphine.
"Doom Castle" by Neil Munro
The gibbet and the fearful "estrapade" had not deterred them.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
The useless executions on the Place de l'Estrapade, that of Henri II.
"The Works of Honoré de Balzac" by HonorĂ© de Balzac
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