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A straight-legged jump from both feet with the toes pointed and feet together, one behind the other.
- ‘Next, she does glissade side to the right, changing feet, and an assemble right followed by an assemble left and soubresaut.’
- ‘A simple and good combination to help the dancer work on perfecting the action of glissade closing fifth, including establishing second or fourth in the air, is glissade in a box followed by three glissades to the side, changing feet each time, and a soubresaut, finishing in a fifth position plié, ready to repeat to the other side.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.