dressage

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French dressage (training).

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Noun[edit]

dressage (countable and uncountable, plural dressages)

  1. (uncountable) the schooling of a horse
  2. (uncountable) an equestrian sport in which the horse and rider perform a test of specific movements in an arena, and are judged on the horse's obedience, acceptance of the bridle and of the rider's aids, gaits, impulsion, and the harmony between horse and rider
  3. (countable) an event or competition of the sport of dressage
    I'm competing in two dressage shows and a jumping show this weekend

Synonyms[edit]

  • (the training of a horse): flatwork, training, haute ecole (high school), classical dressage, (poetically) ballet on horseback

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dresser +‎ -age.

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Noun[edit]

dressage m (plural dressages)

  1. training
  2. dressage

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