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écossaise

[ey-koh-seyz, -kuh-] /ˌeɪ koʊˈseɪz, -kə-/
noun
1.
a country-dance in quick duple meter.
Origin of écossaise
1860-1865
1860-65; < French, feminine of écossais Scottish, equivalent to Écosse Scotland + -ais -ese; translation of German schottisch
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British Dictionary definitions for ecossaise

écossaise

/ˌeɪkɒˈseɪz; French ekɔsɛz/
noun
1.
a lively dance in two-four time
2.
the tune for such a dance
Word Origin
C19: French, literally: Scottish (dance)
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