cabriole

A curvaceous profile seen in furniture, supposedly inspired by the shape of a wild goat's hind legs. It is usually associated with the shape of legs on chairs and tables, in the form of a shallow 'S' curve, with a broad hip and knee or shoulder tapering to a slim concave leg below. The cabriole leg was so popular that the late 17th to mid- 18thC is …...

Cabriole

• (n.) A curvet; a leap. See Capriole.
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Cabriole

Cab'ri·ole noun [ French See Cabriolet , and confer Capriole .] (Man.) A curvet; a leap. See Capriole . « The cabrioles which his charger exhibited. Sir W. Scott. »
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cabriole

A curvaceous design seen mostly in furniture legs and based upon the shape of a wild goats hind leg. Usually a shallow 'S' curve with a broad lip and knee tapering to a slim concave leg below. Very popular possibly the cause of the mid-18thC period being known as the cabriole leg period. English and french cabriole legs have similar shapes but the ...
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Cabriole

A style of furniture leg where the top curves out, the center curves in, and the foot curves out.
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cabriole

ballet jump, formerly performed only by men, in which the dancer beats the calves of the legs together in the air, with a scissors-like movement. ... [1 related articles]
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cabriole

curved furniture leg ending in a ball; exuberant dance or caper
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Cabriole

Furniture leg which curves outward from where it's attached descending in a reverse curve into an ornamental foot.
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cabriole

In ballet, a leap in which the lower leg beats against the upper one at an angle, before the dancer lands again on the lower leg.
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cabriole

Sinuous, double-curved form used in legs (and feet). The upper portion curving outward and the lower portion curving inward in a gentle S shape. The cabriole leg is especially characteristic of the Louis XV style.
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