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valse

[vals] /vals/
noun, plural valses
[vals] /vals/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
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  • Oh, I do certainly hope he plays that lovely valse Poupée as an encore!

    A Book of Burlesques

    H. L. Mencken
  • But he was lost upon the valse and struck languidly and out of time.

    Journeys to Bagdad

    Charles S. Brooks
  • The hour for farewell struck, she gave him a rose, and he improvised a valse for her.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson
  • "Gliding" is the word that has been applied to the smooth brilliance of the Potocka valse.

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • From valse to nocturne, from sonata to prelude, her fancy ran.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke
  • A "valse de Salon" has its good bits, but is rather overwrought.

  • In April, 1888, he showed me a sketch of a valse de Concert.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • Doll was engaged to Peggy for this valse, but he had forgotten it.

    A Devotee Mary Cholmondeley
  • It is our valse, Althea, and I have been looking forward to it all the evening.

    Mollie's Prince

    Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • I think it was the "valse Triste" that sent him off into a reverie.

    A Case in Camera

    Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for valse

valse

/vals/
noun
1.
another word, esp used in the titles of some pieces of music, for waltz
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