calade

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French calade.

Noun[edit]

calade (plural calades)

  1. A slope or declivity in a manège ground down which a horse is made to gallop, to give suppleness to its haunches.
    • 1735, The Sportsman's Dictionary
      Work your horse in a calade, after the Italian way; ride him straight, and then you make good use of the calade.

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Noun[edit]

calade f (plural calades)

  1. a harmonious, decorative and useful arrangement of medium-sized pebbles, fixed to the ground

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