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pas de chat

[French pahduh sha]
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noun, plural pas de chat. Ballet.
  1. a jump of one foot over the other.

Origin of pas de chat

1910–15; < French: cat step
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British Dictionary definitions for pas de chat

pas de chat

noun plural pas de chat
  1. ballet a catlike leap

Word Origin

French: cat's step
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