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Meaning of CHASSE

Pronunciation:  shâs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
  2. [v]  perform a chasse step, in ballet
 

CHASSE is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: sashay
 
 See Also: ballet, concert dance, dance, dance step, step

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Chas`se"\, n. [F., fr. chass['e], p. p. of chasser to
    chase.]
    A movement in dancing, as across or to the right or left.
    
    
  2. \Chas`se"\, v. i. (Dancing)
    To make the movement called chass['e]; as, all chass['e];
    chass['e] to the right or left.
    
    
  3. \Chasse\, n. [See {Chasse-caf['E]}]
    A small potion of spirituous liquor taken to remove the taste
    of coffee, tobacco, or the like; -- originally
    {chasse-caf['e]}, lit., ``coffee chaser.''
    
    
 

 

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