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schottische

[shot-ish] /ˈʃɒt ɪʃ/
noun
1.
a round dance resembling the polka.
2.
the music for this dance.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < German: Scottish (dance)
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British Dictionary definitions for schottische

schottische

/ʃɒˈtiːʃ/
noun
1.
a 19th-century German dance resembling a slow polka
2.
a piece of music composed for or in the manner of this dance
Word Origin
C19: from German der schottische Tanz the Scottish dance
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Word Origin and History for schottische
n.

round dance resembling a polka, 1849, from German Schottische, from schottische (tanz) "Scottish (dance)," from Schotte "a native of Scotland," from Old High German Scotto, from Late Latin Scottus (see Scot). The pronunciation is French.

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