liement

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liement (plural liements)

  1. (fencing) An action in which one fencer forces the opponent's blade into the diagonally opposite line, (that is, from high line to low line on the opposite side, or vice versa) by taking it with the guard and forte of his own blade.

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Etymology[edit]

lier +‎ -ment, possibly corresponding to Latin ligāmentum (and therefore doublet to ligament, a borrowed term).

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Noun[edit]

liement m (plural liements)

  1. action of linking or attaching

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