septime

noun

sep·​time
ˈseptə̇m,
-ˌtēm
plural -s
: a parry or guard position in fencing that defends the lower inside target with the hand to the left in a position of supination and the top of the blade directed at the opponent's knee compare quinte

Word History

Etymology

Latin septima, feminine of septimus seventh; from its being the seventh parrying position

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“Septime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/septime. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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