from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fencing maneuver in which the foil is thrust forward and one foot advanced at the same time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as passade.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
Alteration of French passade; see passade.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)