pase

[ pah-sey ]
/ ˈpɑ seɪ /
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noun

(in bullfighting) a maneuver by a bullfighter with the capa or muleta to gain the attention of the bull and to guide the course of its attack.

Nearby words

  1. paschen series,
  2. paschen-back effect,
  3. pascin,
  4. pascin, jules,
  5. pasco,
  6. paseo,
  7. pash,
  8. pash rash,
  9. pasha,
  10. pashalik

Origin of pase

1935–40; < Spanish: literally, a pass, noun use of pase let him pass, 3rd person singular present subjunctive of pasar to pass

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British Dictionary definitions for pase

pase

/ (ˈpɑːseɪ) /

noun

bullfighting a movement of the cape or muleta by a matador to attract the bull's attention and guide its attack

Word Origin for pase

from Spanish, literally: pass

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