How to use Chasse in a sentence
Chasse - Similar to a grapevine without the feet crossing, one foot moves to the side, the other "chases" it (placing alongside the first) and the first moves again.
Delivered in three echelons, these final attacks were repulsed, the first echelon by Colin Halkett's British Brigade, a Dutch-Belgian battery, and a brigade of Chasse's Dutch-Belgian division; the second and third echelons by the Guards, the 52nd, and the Royal Artillery.
Nothing, however, remains of the former enceinte or even of the famous old citadel defended by General Chasse in 1832, except the Steen, which - has been restored and contains a museum of arms and antiquities.
In 1830 the city was captured by the Belgian insurgents, but the citadel continued to be held by a Dutch garrison under General Chasse.
In December 1832, after a gallant defence,Chasse made an honourable surrender.Advertisement
At the end of October an insurgent army had arrived before the gates, which were opened by the populace to receive them, and the troops, under General Chasse, retired within the citadel.
Dryden (5909), including The Craft of Venerie from a 15th-century MS. and a 13thcentury poem La Chasse d'on cerf.
He left a work on hunting, Traite de la chasse royale, which was published in 1625, and reprinted in 1859.
This triple step became known as the "chasse."
When you learn cha cha, where you put the chasse within the rhythm determines the dance.Advertisement
Bring the left sideways to meet the right as if it were chasing the other foot, hence the name "chasse."
Shuffle step - when done to the side, this is basically the chasse, except that the feet stay on the ground.
That dance consisted of several chasse steps being done in sequence, Just to make it more confusing, one chasse is also called a triple-step, but since you do two of them in the basic form, the entire dance came to be called the Two-Step.