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St. Vitus's dance

or St. Vi·tus dance St. Vi·tus' dance Saint Vi·tus's dance

[ vahy-tuh-siz ]
/ ˈvaɪ tə sɪz /
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Origin of St. Vitus's dance

First recorded in 1955–60; named after St. Vitus (3rd century), patron saint of those afflicted with chorea

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