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old-time dance

(Brit) a formal or formation dance, such as the lancers
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old-time dancing, noun
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  • A dreamy but spirited thing that made you think of lads and lassies doing an old-time dance on a green countryside.

    Joan of the Journal Helen Diehl Olds
  • It was just the finishing touch necessary,—the old-time hold-up of the old-time dance.

    The Cross-Cut

    Courtney Ryley Cooper

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