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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A ballet leap in which one leg is extended in mid-air and the other struck against it; A form of furniture leg frequent in Queen Anne and Chippendale furniture.

Usage examples (28)
  • But with this double cabriole all my previous approaches failed.
  • The legs of his earlier furniture were cabriole, and later they were straight.
  • Queen Anne chair legs terminated when cabriole, in claws and balls or simple balls.
  • Its wing-shaped lid was propped upright, its curved cabriole legs a study in grace. for more
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