Meaning of A CHEVAL in English

A CHEVAL

Pronunciation: ˌ ä-sh ə - ' väl

Function: adverb

Etymology: F, literally, on horseback

Date: 1832

1 : with a leg on each side : ASTRIDE

2 : in such a way as to be played or chanced simultaneously on two numbers or events (as in roulette)

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