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valse

[vals] /vals/
noun, plural valses
[vals] /vals/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
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  • Overhead he could still hear the music of the “valse Amoureuse,” the swell of voices.

    The Missioner E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Oh, I do certainly hope he plays that lovely valse Poupée as an encore!

    A Book of Burlesques H. L. Mencken
  • The hour for farewell struck, she gave him a rose, and he improvised a valse for her.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson
  • But he was lost upon the valse and struck languidly and out of time.

    Journeys to Bagdad Charles S. Brooks
  • For by this time the quadrille has come to an end, and a valse has struck up.

    Doctor Cupid Rhoda Broughton
  • Doll was engaged to Peggy for this valse, but he had forgotten it.

    A Devotee Mary Cholmondeley
  • She was so surprised that this "grave and reverend signor," as she called him, should be able to valse!

    The Reason Why Elinor Glyn
  • It is our valse, Althea, and I have been looking forward to it all the evening.

    Mollie's Prince Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • For piano there is a czardas, and a "valse 138 Élégante" for eight hands; it is more Viennese than Chopinesque.

  • "I should like one turn, just one turn of this valse," she pleaded.

    Ragna Anna Miller Costantini
British Dictionary definitions for valse

valse

/vals/
noun
1.
another word, esp used in the titles of some pieces of music, for waltz
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