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a movement made to confuse the opponent
To make a feint, or mock attack.
(obsolete) Feigned; counterfeit.
(fencing, boxing, war) (of an attack) directed toward a different part from the intended strike
A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
(fencing, boxing, war) An offensive movement resembling an attack in all but its continuance
The narrowest rule used in the production of lined writing paper (C19: Variant of FAINT)