Friday, December 27, 2013
quadrille noun [kwo-DRIL, kwuh-, kuh-] a square dance for four couples, consisting of five parts or movements, each complete in itself.
Definitions for quadrille
- a square dance for four couples, consisting of five parts or movements, each complete in itself.
- the music for such a dance.
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Citations for quadrille
…I found that every one of the other couples had retired, and that we four were left to dance the quadrille by ourselves!
"What a delightful quadrille we are having!" she said enthusiastically as she passed him. "Delightful!" he acquiesced, with a sudden leap at his heart, and forthwith he resolved to engage her for the next dance as soon as ever he should be at liberty.