Definitions

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  • n. A thrust in the side.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thrust in the side.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In fencing, the ninth and last thrust, usually aimed at the side.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Very good," the vicomte admitted, lunging in flanconade.

    The Grey Cloak

  • "ah!" when the point was nicely avoided; there were lunges in quart, there were cuts over and under, thrusts in flanconade and tierce, feint and double-feint, and sudden disengagements.

    The Grey Cloak

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