- a series of short, usually rapid, turns performed in a straight line across the stage.
Origin of chaîné
1945–50; < French, noun use of past participle of chaîner to chain
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Examples from the Web for chaine
Then Mahoudeau vented his rage against that brute of a Chaine!
Chaine's face became radiant, and he dropped the remark: 'Of course!'
So that, if God should not chaine him up, as it is set forth, Revel.The Devil in Britain and America
One had the head of a Wolfe hanging in a chaine for a Iewell.The Colonial Cavalier
Maud Wilder Goodwin
Oh that I, like Gerard, had a "chaine des dames" to pull up by.The Cloister and the Hearth