square dancing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n square dancing American country dancing in which couples form squares
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Usage

In literature:

They were to have a square dance of the old-fashioned sort.
"Prairie Folks" by Hamlin Garland
They were to have a square dance of the old-fashioned sort.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
And then she was there, in the square left open for the dancing.
"A Soldier of the Legion" by C. N. Williamson
He has one square dance with the mater, and that finishes it.
"A College Girl" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
We danced square dances mostly.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Rakkan forgot his Martian dignity and fiddled for a square dance, with Isaacson doing the calling.
"Security" by Poul William Anderson
The next will very likely be a square dance and I can pilot you through that.
"The Fighting Shepherdess" by Caroline Lockhart
Mcintosh's scalp was suspended from a pole in the public square of Ocfuskee, and young and old danced around it with shouts of joy.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
Had music and square dancing plenty times.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
They are danced by four couples, one standing on each side of a square.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
He followed her, and wrote his name on her empty card opposite the first square dance; a subtle man, this Mr.
"At Large" by E. W. Hornung
We danced several measures together, round and square.
"The Finger of Fate" by Mayne Reid
There were some Virginia reels and some square dances, and all, old and young, joined in these.
"Ruth Fielding Down in Dixie" by Alice B. Emerson
Then I see this is a square dance, and I want a waltz with you.
"Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer" by Rena I. Halsey
She danced just as formerly on Waterloo Bridge and in the squares of London.
"The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine" by Heinrich Heine
At the squares they stopped and indulged in a dance.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 2" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
When the minuets stopped the square dances began, and refreshments were liberally handed round.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. IV (of VI), "Adventures In The South" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
After a square dance, in which I had as partner Mdlle.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. V (of VI), "In London and Moscow" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The minuets over, the square dances began, and I thought I was dreaming when I saw Armelline and the Florentine taking their places.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. VI (of VI), "Spanish Passions" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Mr. George Edwardes applied for the renewal of the music and dancing license held by the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square.
"The Great Acceptance" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In news:

Joshua Gunter, The Plain Dealer Kaci Carpenter, 12, dances with her stepmother, Tonya Conley, during the festivities at Market Square Park on Saturday.
The American Square Dance Group.
Deer Hunter's Ball square dance scheduled in Harman.
Harman has a tradition of holding a square dance on the Saturday before deer season kicks off — The Deer Hunter's Ball.
Grapevine Twist Square Dance Club.
Square dance schedule for November.
Square Dance s in November.
Bill Martin Square Dancing .
Old time fiddle music and square dancing are surging in popularity with young people throughout the Northwest.
34th Annual Square Texas Singles Square Dancing Roundup.
00PM SV Hayshakers Square Dance The Schoharie Valley Hayshakers will hold a mainstream level western square dance at the Middleburgh High School cafeteria.
Square dancing brings a lot of things to mind.
Calico Twirlers Monthly Square Dance.
At one point, there were 25 or 30 African-American square-dance callers .
Deer Hunter 's Ball square dance scheduled in Harman.
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