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- n. A 16th century French dance
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See brandle.
- n. A kind of dance; the generic name of all dances in which one or two dancers lead all the others, who repeat all that the first have done, as the grandpère and the cotillion. See brantle, brawl.
From French branler ("to shake"). (Wiktionary)