from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See nautch.
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- n. an intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls
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Their passion had deserted them, and, by the kind of dances as well as by their execution, they recalled rather the calm and self-possessed nauch girls of India than the impassioned dancers of Egypt.
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