passado

passado

[puh-sah-doh]
noun, plural passados, passadoes. Fencing.
a forward thrust with the weapon while advancing with one foot.

Origin:
1580–90; alteration of Spanish pasada or Italian passata. See passade

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passado

noun
(fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward [syn: lunge
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