caveating

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

caveating

  1. Present participle of caveat.

Noun[edit]

caveating (uncountable)

  1. (fencing) Shifting the sword from one side of an adversary's sword to the other.
    • Abraham Rees, The Cyclopaedia
      Caveating is so necessary a motion in fencing, that without it there could be scarcely any offensive part, or pursuit.