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chaîné

[she-ney] /ʃɛˈneɪ/
noun, plural chaînés
[she-neyz; French she-ney] /ʃɛˈneɪz; French ʃɛˈneɪ/ (Show IPA).
Ballet.
1.
a series of short, usually rapid, turns performed in a straight line across the stage.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; < French, noun use of past participle of chaîner to chain
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