plural -s
: 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

Word History


French, from feminine of second, adjective

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“Seconde.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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