Epaulement



[French ey-pohl-mahn] /French eɪ poʊlˈmɑ̃/

noun, plural épaulements
[French ey-pohl-mahn] /French eɪ poʊlˈmɑ̃/ (Show IPA). Ballet.
1.
a position in which the shoulders are at right angles to the direction of the supporting leg, with one shoulder thrust forward and one back.

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