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[shuh-val duh ba-tah-yuh] /ʃə val də baˈtɑ yə/

noun, plural chevaux de bataille
[shuh-vohduh ba-tah-yuh] /ʃə voʊdə baˈtɑ yə/ (Show IPA). French.
a horse used in battle; charger.
a favorite topic of discussion, argument, etc.


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