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Origin of savate
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Example sentences from the Web for savate
It is a development of the old sport of savate, in which the feet, and not the hands, were used in attack.
Savate, boxing and kicking; canne, cane (fencing expression).John Bull, Junior|Max O'Rell
“I have some acquaintance with the savate,” he said suavely.Cynthia's Chauffeur|Louis Tracy
It was with the Revolution that the rapier went out, and the savate came in.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Indeed, if the object of boxing be to use all means of offence and defence, the savate is indispensable.