passado [pə sä′dō]
pl. passados or passadoes [altered < Fr passade < It passata: see PASSADE]
Fencing a thrust or lunge with one foot advanced

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  • passado — noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward • Syn: ↑lunge, ↑straight thrust • Topics: ↑fencing • Hypernyms: ↑stab, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary