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bal musette

[bahl myoo-zet, ‐moo-] /ˈbɑl myuˈzɛt, ‐mu-/
a dance hall in France in which the music is provided by an accordion band.
Origin of bal musette
1925-30; < French bal dance (see ball2) + musette accordion, bagpipe (see musette) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But the next season found me anxious to renew the adventure, to again enjoy the pleasures of the bal musette.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten

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