- a round dance resembling the polka.
- the music for this dance.
Origin of schottische
Examples from the Web for schottische
Historical Examples of schottische
But still, I do sometimes take part in a schottische, count.A Russian Proprietor
Lyof N. Tolstoi
The band struck up a schottische, and all began to take partners.The Coward
Nothing is more graceful than the reel and schottische of the Highlands.Friend Mac Donald
He came in, warm and anxious, just in time to claim Fannie for their schottische.John March, Southerner
George W. Cable
Schottische—a dance in two-quarter measure, something like the polka.Music Notation and Terminology
Karl W. Gehrkens
- a 19th-century German dance resembling a slow polka
- a piece of music composed for or in the manner of this dance
Word Origin for schottische
Word Origin and History for schottische
round dance resembling a polka, 1849, from German Schottische, from schottische (tanz) "Scottish (dance)," from Schotte "a native of Scotland," from Old High German Scotto, from Late Latin Scottus (see Scot). The pronunciation is French.