Chevage

Che"vage

(?), n. See Chiefage. [Obs.]
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Che*val"

(?), n.;
pl. Chevaux (#).
[F. See Cavalcade.] A horse; hence, a support or frame.
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Cheval glass, a mirror swinging in a frame, and large enough to reflect the full length figure.
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Che*val"-de-frise"

(?), n.; commonly used in the
pl. Chevaux-de-frise
. [F.; cheval horse + Frise Friesland, where it was first used.] (Mil.) A piece of timber or an iron barrel traversed with iron-pointed spikes or spears, five or six feet long, used to defend a passage, stop a breach, or impede the advance of cavalry, etc.
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Obstructions of chain, boom, and cheval-de-frise.
W. Irving.
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