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glissade (n.)

in dancing, 1843, from French glissade, from glisser "to slip, slide" (13c.), from Frankish *glidan or some other Germanic source (cognate with Dutch glissen), from Proto-Germanic *glidan "to glide" (see glide (v.)). Earlier in English as a verb (1832).

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Definitions of glissade from WordNet
1
glissade (v.)
perform a glissade, in ballet;
2
glissade (n.)
(ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet;
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