ecossaise

noun
ecos·​saise | \ ¦ākȯ¦sāz, -ˌkō¦, -kə¦- \
plural -s

Definition of ecossaise

1 : an old-fashioned dance in slow three-quarter time
2 : a lively dance tune in duple rhythm

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History and Etymology for ecossaise

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 27 Sep. 2021.

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