En-garde



[ahn gahrd; French ahn gard] /ɑn ˈgɑrd; French ɑ̃ ˈgard/

interjection, Fencing.
1.
(used as the call to the fencers by the director of a match to assume the prescribed position preparatory to action.)
/ɑ̃ ɡard/
interjection
1.
on guard; a call to a fencer to adopt a defensive stance in readiness for an attack or bout
adjective
2.
(of a fencer) in such a stance

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