pigeonwing

noun
pi·​geon·​wing | \ ˈpi-jən-ˌwiŋ How to pronounce pigeonwing (audio) \

Definition of pigeonwing

: a fancy dance step executed by jumping and striking the legs together

First Known Use of pigeonwing

circa 1808, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pigeonwing was circa 1808

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“Pigeonwing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeonwing. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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