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glissade


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glissade  \Glis*sade"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  glisser  to  slip.] 
  1.  A  sliding,  as  down  a  snow  slope. 
 
  2.  A  dance  step  consisting  of  a  glide  or  slide  to  one  side 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glissade  \Glis`sade"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  glisser  to  slip.] 
  A  sliding,  as  down  a  snow  slope  in  the  Alps.  --Tyndall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glissade 
  n  :  a  gliding  or  sliding  step  in  ballet 
  v  :  perform  a  glissade,  in  ballet 




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