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1A card game for two players, originating in 19th-century France, in which thirty-two cards are used and certain cards may be discarded in exchange for others.
A position in which the dancer, facing diagonally towards the audience, extends one leg in the air to the side with the arm of the same side raised above the head and the other arm extended to the side.‘do the écarté as though you were walking through clouds’
Early 19th century: French, past participle of écarter discard, throw out, from é out + carte card.
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