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poussette

[poo-set] /puˈsɛt/
noun
1.
a dance step in which a couple or several couples dance around the ballroom, holding hands, as in country dances.
verb (used without object), poussetted, poussetting.
2.
to perform a poussette, as a couple in a country dance.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < French, equivalent to pouss(er) to push + -ette -ette
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British Dictionary definitions for poussette

poussette

/puːˈsɛt/
noun
1.
a figure in country dancing in which couples hold hands and move up or down the set to change positions
verb
2.
(intransitive) to perform such a figure
Word Origin
C19: from French, from pousser to push
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