running set


Definition of running set

: a folk dance of Kentucky and the Great Smoky mountains that combines couple figures of square dancing with the circular progression of a round

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First Known Use of running set

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Running set.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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