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pas de trois

[French pahduh trwah] /French pɑdə ˈtrwɑ/
noun, plural pas de trois. Ballet.
1.
a dance for three dancers.
Origin of pas de trois
1755-1765
1755-65; < French: literally, step for three
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  • In this 286 pas-de-trois, she a-fresh makes a great many faces, about whether she will take the fruit or not.

    A Treatise on the Art of Dancing Giovanni-Andrea Gallini

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