Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dance movement in which the knees are bent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, same as close: said of a bird.

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  • noun ballet A smooth and continuous bending of the knees

Etymologies

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

[French, from past participle of plier, to fold, bend, from Old French; see pliant.]

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Borrowing from French plié.

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