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schottische

play
noun schot·tische \ˈshä-tish, shä-ˈtēsh\

Definition of schottische

  1. 1 :  a round dance resembling a slow polka

  2. 2 :  music for the schottische



Origin and Etymology of schottische

German, from schottisch Scottish, from Schotte Scotsman; akin to Old English Scottas Scots


First Known Use: 1849


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