from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The second defensive position, with the sword hand held at waist height, with the hand held in a prone position and the tip of the sword below the level of the guard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In fencing, a parry, thrust, counter, etc., on the fencing-floor.


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  • -noun

    a position in fencing.

    June 9, 2009