Poussette

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Poussette A movement, or part of a figure, in the contradance.
    • v. i Poussette To perform a certain movement in a dance. "Down the middle, up again, poussette , and cross."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • poussette To swing round in couples, as in a country-dance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Poussette pōōs-set′ (Tenn.) to waltz round each other, as two couples in a contra-dance.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., pushpin, fr. pousser, to push. See Push
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. poussette, pouser, to push.