échappé

échappé

[ey-sha-pey, ey-shap-ey; French ey-sha-pey]
noun, plural échappés [ey-sha-peyz, ey-shap-eyz; French ey-sha-pey] .
a ballet movement in which the dancer jumps from the fifth position and lands on the toes or the balls of the feet in the second position.

Origin:
< French, past participle of échapper to escape

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