Pesade meaning

pə-sād, -zäd
The act or position of a horse when rearing on its hind legs with its forelegs in the air.
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A maneuver in which a horse is made to rear.
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The motion of a horse when it raises its forequarters and keeps its hind feet on the ground without advancing; rearing.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of pesade

  • French alteration (influenced by peser to weigh) of obsolete posade from Old Italian posata a pause from posare to pause from Late Latin pausāre pose1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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