verb (used without object), square-danced, square-danc·ing.
to perform or participate in a square dance.
to participate in a hoedown.
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- square wave,
- square with,
- square yard,
- square, magic,
Origin of square-dance
First recorded in 1955–60
Origin of square dance
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for square-dance
"If he's a square-dance caller, his memory ought to be extra good," Bud joked.
He was also much in demand as a square-dance caller and fiddler.
mainly US and Canadian any of various formation dances, such as a quadrille, in which the couples form squares
(intr) to perform such a dance
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