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pigeonwing

[pij-uh n-wing] /ˈpɪdʒ ənˌwɪŋ/
noun
1.
a particular figure in skating, outlining the spread wing of a pigeon.
2.
a similar fancy step or evolution in dancing.
Origin of pigeonwing
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85; pigeon1 + wing
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pigeonwing

/ˈpɪdʒɪnˌwɪŋ/
noun
1.
(mainly US) a fancy step in dancing in which the feet are clapped together
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