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ciseaux

[see-zoh] /siˈzoʊ/
noun, plural ciseaux
[see-zohz, -zoh] /siˈzoʊz, -ˈzoʊ/ (Show IPA).
Ballet.
1.
a jump in which the dancer's legs are opened wide in the air and closed on landing.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < French: literally, scissors
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n.

1892 in dance, French (plural), literally "scissors" (see scissors).

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