Jênisson (Aeneas)
What does "prance off" mean? Context: "When Bolingbroke was beginning to form his coalition of disgruntled nobles, Richard II decided it was time to prance off and fight some Irish wars."
Apr 28, 2011 6:38 PM
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Prancing is the description of a certain movement made by horses. So basically Richard II was getting on his horse and going to fight a war. Prance: For a horse to spring forward on the hind legs. To spring or bound forward in a manner reminiscent of a spirited horse. To ride a horse moving in such a fashion. To walk or move about spiritedly; strut.
April 28, 2011
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