buck and wing

buck and wing

noun
a tap dance derived in style from black and Irish clog dances, marked especially by vigorous hopping, flinging of the legs, and clicking of the heels.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism

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buck and wing
 
n
(US) a boisterous tap dance, derived from Black and Irish clog dances

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