Definition of seconde in English:

seconde

noun

Fencing
  • The second of eight standard parrying positions.

    • ‘The two or seconde parry is powerful and can knock a fencer attacking in the low line off balance if you take enough blade.’
    • ‘He will attempt to beat your blade away in seconde, but your counter attack is by a back edge cut to the body.’

Origin

Early 18th century: from French, feminine of second second.

Pronunciation:

seconde

/səˈkänd/