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- n. An old rustic dance, accompanied by singing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An old rustic dance, accompanied with singing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Italian rustic partsong without accompaniment, the precursor of the more refined and artistic canzonetta and madrigal. It was not supposed to be amenable to the strict rules of composition. Also villotte.
Italian, a pretty country girl. (Wiktionary)