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valeta

veleta

noun
  1. a ballroom dance in triple time
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Word Origin

from Spanish veleta weather vane
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Examples from the Web for valeta

Historical Examples

  • Then Lettie cried a change of partners, and they took their valeta.

    The White Peacock

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

  • You are pledged for a minuet and a valeta with meyou remember?

    The White Peacock

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence