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pas de chat

[French pahduh sha] /French pɑdə ˈʃa/
noun, plural pas de chat. Ballet.
a jump of one foot over the other.
Origin of pas de chat
1910-15; < French: cat step Unabridged
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pas de chat

/French pɑdʃa/
noun (pl) pas de chat
(ballet) a catlike leap
Word Origin
French: cat's step
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