plural -s
: a turn or course of a horse backward or forward on the same spot
: a passing love affair : flirtation
it describes a passade, a riffle on the surface of lifeAnthony West

Word History


French, from Italian passata, from passare to pass (from—assumed—Vulgar Latin passare) + -ata -ade, verb

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“Passade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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