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A movement performed in dressage, in which the horse moves parallel to the side of the arena, with its shoulders carried closer to the wall than its hindquarters and its body curved towards the centre:‘try some travers’transit, progress, passing, movement, moving, motion, going, crossing, travelling, traversal, traverseView synonyms
French, from pied de travers foot askew.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.