One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make a second thrust after the first has failed.
- ‘When you remise against an immediate riposte, it will likely generate a double touch, causing you to get hit (which is bad); so this is given a big thumb's down.’
A second thrust made after the first has failed.
- ‘You never allow a remise to get past your guard like that.’
- ‘The next touch was Haslette's, won after a stunning exchange of parries, counterparries, cutovers, counterattacks, remises, ripostes - almost every close-range trick anyone there knew.’
French, past participle of remettre ‘put back’.
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