from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An American country-dance in which couples perform various steps together to the instructions of a caller.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the common name throughout the United States for the old English “country dance,” or contradance (contredanse).
  • n. an old English contradance; -- so called in the United States.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. etc. See reel, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.