schottische

schottische

[shot-ish]
noun
1.
a round dance resembling the polka.
2.
the music for this dance.

Origin:
1840–50; < German: Scottish (dance)

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schottische (ʃɒˈtiːʃ)
 
n
1.  a 19th-century German dance resembling a slow polka
2.  a piece of music composed for or in the manner of this dance
 
[C19: from German der schottische Tanz the Scottish dance]

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schottische
round dance resembling a polka, 1849, from Ger. Schottische, from schottische "Scottish," from Schotte "a native of Scotland," from O.H.G. Scotto, from L.L. Scottus (see Scot). The pronunciation is French.
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