from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. In ballet, dancing that is performed on the tips of the toes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The tip of the toe; a ballet position executed with the tip of the toe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A triangularscarf; a half-shawl folded in a point: usually of lace or other fine and delicate fabric.
From French pointe (des pieds), point (of the feet), tiptoe; see point.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French pointe ("point, tip"). (Wiktionary)