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  • n. The act of dancing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of dancing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of dancing.


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Latin tripudiatio.


  • And observe also, that of the three types of lout, whose combined chorus and tripudiation leads the present British Constitution its devil's dance, this last and smoothest type is also the dullest.

    Love's Meinie Three Lectures on Greek and English Birds

  • Breathless messengers, fugitive Swiss, denunciatory Patriots, trepidation; finally tripudiation!

    The French Revolution

  • Cockades, handed them from fair fingers; by waving of swords, drawn to pledge the Queen's health; by trampling of National Cockades; by scaling the Boxes, whence intrusive murmurs may come; by vociferation, tripudiation, sound, fury and distraction, within doors and without, -- testify what tempest-tost state of vacuity they are in?

    The French Revolution

  • Till champagne and tripudiation do their work; and all lie silent, horizontal; passively slumbering, with meed-of-battle dreams!

    The French Revolution


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  • Tripudist, one given to "tripudiating."

    --Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1919

    January 19, 2018

  • At meetings of Lexical Nation

    A collation precedes some potation.

    There's never a chance

    They simply will "dance;"

    The evening must end in tripudiation.

    July 7, 2017