Definition of remise in English:

remise

verb

[NO OBJECT]Fencing
  • 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.’

noun

Fencing
  • 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.’

Origin

French, past participle of remettre put back.

Pronunciation:

remise

/rɪˈmiːz/