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(fencing) a thrust or hit
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  • On the rocker of the cradle she saw a man's foot with the turned-up toe of a botte sauvage.

    The Unknown Quantity Henry van Dyke
  • The coachmen of the botte are a feature of Rome, they spot the foreigner at once, and always try to get the better of him.

    Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life

    Mary Alsop King Waddington
  • Why, man, that botte between the eyes would have done for me, even if you had not spitted both my lungs first.

    The Lady of Loyalty House Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • And it appears that during his very first bout with the captain he tried a botte that you had taught him.

    Humphrey Bold

    Herbert Strang
  • Le chapeau de paille abonde en t. La chaussure est trs-capricieuse; soulier, botte et sandale foulent successivement le pav.

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • The only man in the world that knows that botte besides myself is Humphrey Bold.

    Humphrey Bold

    Herbert Strang

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