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noun 
  1. A half-turn performed by a horse and rider.
quotations:
  • "With curvet and with !" — Henry Howard Brownell (1820-1872)
verb (caracol, es)
  1. To execute a caracole.
  • 1819: Prince John, upon a grey and high-mettled palfrey, caracoled within the lists at the head of his jovial party, laughing loud with his train, and eyeing with all the boldness of royal criticism the beauties who adorned the lofty galleries. " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
Etymology: From French French, caracole (noun), literally "snail's shell", caracoler (verb).


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