Definition of Dan Tucker
: an American rustic dance in which extra men singing a song choose partners from a circle formed at a signal by those dancing
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Origin and Etymology of dan tucker
probably from (Old) Dan Tucker, song by Daniel D. Emmett †1904 American composer, to the accompaniment of which it was danced
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