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one-step

[wuhn-step] /ˈwʌnˌstɛp/
noun
1.
a round dance performed by couples to ragtime.
2.
a piece of music for this dance.
verb (used without object)
3.
to dance the one-step.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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British Dictionary definitions for one-stepping

one-step

noun
1.
an early 20th-century ballroom dance with long quick steps, the precursor of the foxtrot
2.
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
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