passade (plural passades)
- (fencing) A pass or thrust.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
- A turn or course of a horse backward or forward on the same spot of ground.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for passade in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- past tense of passa.