noun se·conde \sə̇ˈkänd, -ˈgä-\

Definition of seconde



  1. :  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 4

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Origin and Etymology of seconde

French, from feminine of second, adjective — more at second

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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