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touché

[too-shey] /tuˈʃeɪ/
interjection
1.
Fencing. (an expression used to indicate a hit or touch.)
2.
(an expression used for acknowledging a telling remark or rejoinder.)
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < French: literally, touched
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touché

/tuːˈʃeɪ/
interjection
1.
an acknowledgment that a scoring hit has been made in a fencing competition
2.
an acknowledgment of the striking home of a remark or the capping of a witticism
Word Origin
from French, literally: touched
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Word Origin and History for touché

touche

1904, "exclamation acknowledging a hit in fencing," from French touché, past participle of toucher "to hit," from Old French touchier "to hit" (see touch (v.)).

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