a tap or stamp of the foot, formerly serving as a warning of one's intent to attack, but now also used as a feint.
a sharp stroke with the blade used for the purpose of procuring an opening.
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British Dictionary definitions for appel (1 of 2)
a stamp of the foot, used to warn of one's intent to attack
a sharp blow with the blade made to procure an opening
British Dictionary definitions for Appel (2 of 2)
Karel (ˈkaːrəl). 1921–2006, Dutch abstract expressionist painter
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