glissade


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glissade \Glis`sade"\, n. [F., fr. glisser to slip.]
   1. A sliding, as down a snow slope. --Tyndall.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. A dance step consisting of a glide or slide to one side.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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