Thursday, June 25, 2015

Word of the day: piste

The word of the day is piste:

(in fencing) a regulation-size strip, usually 2 meters wide and 14 meters long, on which fencers compete. (

"A man was on his hands and knees on the floor ruling out the piste with a lump of chalk."

 - Lev Grossman, The Magician King

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