port de bras

[ French pawr duh -bra ]
/ French pɔr də ˈbra /

noun Ballet.

(used with a singular verb) the technique of moving the arms properly.
(used with a plural verb) the exercises for developing this technique.

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Origin of port de bras

1910–15; <French: carriage of arm
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