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chassé

verb chas·sé \ sha-ˈsā \

Definition of chassé

chasséd; chasséing
intransitive verb
1 : to make a chassé
2 : sashay

First Known Use of chassé

1803


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chassé

noun

Definition of chassé

: a sliding dance step resembling the galop

Origin and Etymology of chassé

French, from past participle of chasser to chase


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