The fifth guard or parry. In foil or epee, a low line on the side away from the sword arm, with a pronated wrist. In sabre, a high guard that protects the head.
The Fifth parry or guard position; in Foil defending the inside low line, in Saber defending the head.
low line, pronated guard on the non-sword-arm side (foil and épée), high guard at sabre to protect the head.
the fifth position of the blade - see prime; at foil and épée it is a further rotation from quarte, at sabre it protects the head, both positions are pronated