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ring dance

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  1. round dance.
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Origin of ring dance

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for ring dance

Historical Examples

  • Roundel, rown′del, n. anything of a round form or figure: a circle: a ring-dance, a rondel.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)


  • A ring-dance imitation-play, the metrical portion of which is not without a little melody.

    Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales

    David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

  • The word coraula is still used to denote the ring-dance in Switzerland; also coreihi, to leap (choreare), Rochholz, p. 371.