Origin of beguine
Definition for beguine (2 of 2)
noun Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of Beguine
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The first song I remember thinking “that is incredible” about was a song called “Begin the Beguine.”
I was transported into this place where the Beguine was happening, whatever that was.
The Beguine, thereupon, advanced a few steps toward the queen, and bowed reverently before her.The Vicomte de Bragelonne|Alexandre Dumas
Then, to make matters worse, there came that sad Affair of the Beguine.The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3|George Augustus Sala
On the third day she rendered her, with her own hands, every service for which she had formerly needed a Beguine's aid.
Meanwhile it had grown dark, and the Beguine Paulina brought in a two-branched candelabrum with burning candles.
The origin of the names Beguine and Beghard has been the subject of much controversy.