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Foin /fɔɪn/ Archaic. Etymology: From Old French foene, Latin fuscina (trident). noun (plural foins) a thrust or any varying thrusting weapon. verb (foins, foining, foined) to thrust with a sword or stab. See also French: fouine (a marten).
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Easier to Use Fencing Terms Page
Thanks to Patrick’s efforts, our Fencing Terms page has grown to well over 250 terms from the Classical period, and the list continues to grow. Alphabetical links now make navigating the document easier. You can now more easily jump from … Continue reading
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