[tom-bey; French tawn-bey]
- a step in which a dancer falls from one leg to the other, landing with all the weight on the foot that has just moved, while flexing the knee.
Origin of tombé
< French: fallen, past participle of tomber to fall
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Examples from the Web for tombe
When Col. Tombe asked Neubauer what she wanted, she said that she wanted to stay in the Air Force and go back to weather school.
On December 9, 2013, Norris met with Neubauer, her squadron commander Lt Col. Betsy Ross, Col. Tombe, and others.
When Col. Tombe pushed back, Norris says she pulled out a copy of an Air Force Times.
It is putt upside downe in the chapell where the earle of Middlesex tombe is.
He lies interred in St. Martin's church: quaere if his tombe is erected.
Paid by the said Abbot and convent ‘for making of the tombe and place of sepulture,’ 433, 6s.Humphrey Duke of Gloucester
Mr. Tombe raised his eyebrows, and reflected that some men were very foolish.
Mr. Tombe had gained nothing for the cause by his crafty silence.