- a forward thrust with the weapon while advancing with one foot.
Origin of passado
1580–90; alteration of Spanish pasada or Italian passata. See passade
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Examples from the Web for passado
And now tell me this: When you slew Cormac of the Cliffs, what passado did you use?The O'Ruddy
Laugh and ask: 'What will the passado cost, Fencing-master Allerts?The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete
But he is a knight; his honour will give the passado in the presence to-morrow night; I hope he will deserve.The Works of John Marston