fais–dodo

noun fais–do·do \¦fāˌdōˈdō\

Definition of fais–dodo

plural

-s

  1. :  a country-dance or dancing party held usually on a Saturday night in southern Louisiana

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Origin and Etymology of fais–dodo

Louisiana French, from French (baby-talk) fais dodo! go to sleep!; probably from the fact that small children who attend the dances are expected to go to sleep during the festivities


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