Definition of Seconde

1. Noun. (fencing) The second defensive position, with the sword hand held at waist height, with the hand held in a prone position and the tip of the sword below the level of the guard. ¹



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Definition of Seconde

1. a position in fencing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seconde

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Literary usage of Seconde

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1. Andromaque by Jean Racine (1909)
"seconde PREFACE. (SEE NOTE.) C'est presque la seule chose que j'emprunte ici de cet auteur. Car, quoique ma tragédie porte le même nom que la sienne, ..."

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