Space For Rent

Space For Rent
Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Bhadra 3, 1422 BS, Zilqad 2, 1436 Hijr

Word of the day
Published :Tuesday, 18 August, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 17

Capriole (kap-ree-ohl)
1. a caper or leap
2. Man?ge. a movement in which the horse jumps up with its forelegs well drawn in, kicks out with its hind legs in a horizontal position in the air, and then lands again on the same spot
3. to execute a capriole
Capriole is related to the more common English word caper. They both stem from the Latin word referring to a male goat.
'The thought has occurred to me,' Mia giggled, sounding more her old self, 'although I was thinking more along the lines of Scully performing a capriole to send the bridegroom into orbit.'
?Fiona Walker, The Summer Wedding, 2013
When Father said precocious it sounded wrong, like a walrus performing a capriole.
?David Logan, Half-Sick Of Shadows, 2012

Editor : Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury
Published by the Editor on behalf of the Observer Ltd. from Globe Printers, 24/A, New Eskaton Road, Ramna, Dhaka. Editorial, News and Commercial Offices : Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000. Phone :9586651-58. Fax: 9586659-60, Advertisemnet: 9513663, E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]