ecossaise

noun

ecos·​saise
¦ākȯ¦sāz,
-ˌkō¦,
-kə¦-
plural -s
1
: an old-fashioned dance in slow three-quarter time
2
: a lively dance tune in duple rhythm

Word History

Etymology

French écossaise, from feminine of écossais Scottish, from Écosse Scotland

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“Ecossaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ecossaise. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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