from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Astride; with a part on each side; -- used specif. in designating the position of an army with the wings separated by some line of demarcation, as a river or road.


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  • JM in spite of his reputation for horsing around, is not ‘a cheval’ and states ‘Ceci n'est pas un cheval’

    August 9, 2009