pase

noun

pa·​se ˈpä-(ˌ)sā How to pronounce pase (audio)
: a movement of a cape by a matador in drawing a bull and taking his charge

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, literally, feint, from pase let him pass, from pasar to pass, from Vulgar Latin *passare

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pase was in 1937

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Cite this Entry

“Pase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pase. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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