[ puh-sah-doh ]
/ pəˈsɑ doʊ /

noun, plural pas·sa·dos, pas·sa·does. Fencing.

a forward thrust with the weapon while advancing with one foot.

Origin of passado

1580–90; alteration of Spanish pasada or Italian passata. See passade Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for passado

  • And now tell me this: When you slew Cormac of the Cliffs, what passado did you use?

    The O'Ruddy|Stephen Crane
  • Laugh and ask: 'What will the passado cost, Fencing-master Allerts?

  • But he is a knight; his honour will give the passado in the presence to-morrow night; I hope he will deserve.