n. horse's leap; caper.
   ♦ gambadoes, gaiters, especially attached to saddle.

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  • gambado — gambado, a (de «gamba1»; Antill.) adj. Patizambo. * * * gambado, da. (De gamba). adj. Ant. patizambo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • gambado — [gam bā′dō] n. pl. gambados or gambadoes 1. [altered < Fr gambade < Prov gambado < It gambata, a kick < gamba, leg: see GAMB] a) a curvetting leap, as by a horse b) a prank or antic 2. [< It gamba, a leg] …   English World dictionary

  • gambado — gambado, da (De gamba). adj. Ant. patizambo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • gambado — I. gamˈbā(ˌ)dō, bä( noun (plural gambadoes also gambados) Etymology: perhaps modification (influenced by English ado in such words as bastinado, palisado) of Italian gambale boot top, legging, greave, from gamba leg 1. : a long boot or legging… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gambado — gambado1 /gam bay doh/, n., pl. gambados, gambadoes. 1. either of a pair of large protective boots or gaiters fixed to a saddle instead of stirrups. 2. any long gaiter or legging. [1650 60; < It gamb(a) leg + ado ADE1] gambado2 /gam bay doh/, n …   Universalium

  • gambado — {{#}}{{LM G42100}}{{〓}} {{[}}gambado{{]}}, {{[}}gambada{{]}} ‹gam·ba·do, da› {{《}}▍ adj.{{》}} {{♂}}En zonas del español meridional,{{♀}} patizambo. {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} Del italiano gamba (pierna) …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • gambado — I. noun (plural does; also dos) Etymology: perhaps modification of Italian gambale, from gamba leg Date: circa 1656 a horseman s legging II. noun (plural does; also dos) Etymology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gambado — noun a) Either of a pair of protective leather gaiters on a saddle b) gambade (leaping movement) …   Wiktionary

  • gambado — n. spring or leap of a horse; gaiter (particularly fixed to saddle); legging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gambado — [gam beɪdəʊ, bα:dəʊ] (also gambade beɪd, bα:d) noun (plural gambados or gambadoes) a horse s leap. Origin C19: from Sp. gambada, from gamba leg …   English new terms dictionary

  • gambado — gam·ba·do …   English syllables

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