brisé

[ bree-zey; French bree-zey ]
/ briˈzeɪ; French briˈzeɪ /

noun, plural bri·sés [bree-zeyz; French bree-zey]. /briˈzeɪz; French briˈzeɪ/.

a ballet movement in which the dancer jumps off one foot, beats the legs together, and lands on both feet.

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Origin of brisé

1780–90; <French: literally, broken, past participle of briser to break; see brisance
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