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savate

noun sa·vate \sə-ˈvät, sa-, -ˈvat\

Definition of SAVATE

:  a form of boxing in which blows are delivered with either the hands or the feet

Origin of SAVATE

French, literally, old shoe
First Known Use: 1862

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