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St. Vitus's dance

[ seynt vahy-tuh-siz dans ]
/ ˌseɪnt ˈvaɪ tə sɪz ˌdæns /
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Also St. Vi·tus dance [seynt vahy-tuhs dans], /ˌseɪnt ˈvaɪ təs ˌdæns/, St. Vi·tus' dance, Saint Vi·tus's dance .

Origin of St. Vitus's dance

First recorded in 1620–30; named after St. Vitus (3rd century), patron saint of those who have chorea

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