seconde

noun
se·​conde | \ sə̇ˈkänd, -ˈgä- \
plural -s

Definition of seconde

: a parry or guard fencing position defending the lower outside right target in which the hand is in a position of pronation, the arm slightly bent, and the tip of the blade directed at the opponent's knee — compare octave sense 4

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History and Etymology for seconde

French, from feminine of second, adjective

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“Seconde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seconde. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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