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En Garde

en garde

What Is The Definition Of En Garde In Fencing?

1.  This warning from the referee lets fencers know that it is time to take their position at the beginning of a bout. It is also used to describe the defensive stance used when a bout starts. The term “en garde” is French and its English translation means “on guard”.

Examples Of How En Garde Is Used In Commentary

1. The two fencers square off and simultaneously announce “en garde” before engaging.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Fencing

Also Seen As:

1. On guard

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