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quinte

Syllabification: quinte
Pronunciation: /kwint
 
/

Definition of quinte in English:

noun

Fencing
The fifth of eight standard parrying positions.
Example sentences
  • In sabre the head parry is often called the quinte as well.

Origin

early 18th century: French, from Latin quintus 'fifth', from quinque 'five'.

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