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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of several usually one-handed maneuvers in bullfighting in which the matador presents and moves the cape to attract a close, passing charge of the bull.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of pace and of pasch.

Etymologies

Spanish, from pasar, to pass, from Vulgar Latin *passāre; see pass.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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