from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of dance. See branle.
  • noun A song for dance-music.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of branle


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  • "And the brantle and the coranto?" asked the duchess.

    The Touchstone of Fortune

  • The ball opened with a brantle which his Majesty danced with the duchess,

    The Touchstone of Fortune

  • When the brantle was finished, the king worked his way over to Frances, and when the bugle announced the coranto, she was saved the embarrassment of seeking him, as she must have done had he not been by her side.

    The Touchstone of Fortune


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