flanconnade

noun
flan·​con·​nade
variants: or less commonly flanconade \ ¦flaŋkə¦nād , -​näd \
plural -s

Definition of flanconnade

: a bind in fencing that terminates in a thrust under the adversary's arm

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History and Etymology for flanconnade

French, irregular from flanc flank

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“Flanconnade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flanconnade. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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