Sellenger's round

noun

Sel·​len·​ger's round
ˈselə̇njə(r)z-
: an English country-dance performed as a round especially popular in the late 16th century
also : the music for this dance

Word History

Etymology

sellenger probably alteration of the name St. Leger

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“Sellenger's round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sellenger%27s%20round. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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