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A direction to be ready to fence, taking the opening position for action.
- ‘I was hoping for a rematch against you - en garde!’
- ‘Following salutes the referee yells ‘en garde’ and each participant lowers his mask and prepares for the bout to begin’
- ‘He yells ‘En Garde!’ and lunges at me.’
French en garde '(be) on guard.'.
en garde/än ˈɡärd//äN/
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