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sissonne

[si-son, -sohn; French see-sawn]
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noun, plural sis·sonnes [si-sonz, -sohnz; French see-sawn] /sɪˈsɒnz, -ˈsoʊnz; French siˈsɔn/. Ballet.
  1. a jump in which the dancer lands on one foot, with the other extended to the back, front, or side.

Origin of sissonne

First recorded in 1700–10; named after the Comte de Sissonne, 17th-century French noble, said to have invented it
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