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quadrille


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Quadrill'e  \Qua`dril`l['e]"\,  a.  [F.]  (Art) 
  Marked  with  squares,  generally  by  thin  lines  crossing  at 
  right  angles  and  at  equal  intervals;  as  quadrill['e]  paper, 
  or  plotting  paper. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Quadrille  \Qua*drille"\,  n.  [F.  quadrille,  n.  masc.,  cf  It 
  quadriglio  or  perhaps  from  the  Spanish.  See  {Quadrille}  a 
  dance.] 
  A  game  played  by  four  persons  with  forty  cards,  being  the 
  remainder  of  an  ordinary  pack  after  the  tens,  nines,  and 
  eights  are  discarded.  --Hoyle. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Quadrille  \Qua*drille"\,  n.  [F.  quadrille,  n.  fem.,  fr  Sp 
  cuadrilla  meeting  of  four  or  more  persons  or  It  quadriglia  a 
  band  of  soldiers,  a  sort  of  dance;  dim.  fr  L.  quadra  a 
  square,  fr  quattuor  four  See  {Quadrate}.] 
  1.  A  dance  having  five  figures,  in  common  time,  four  couples 
  of  dancers  being  in  each  set 
 
  2.  The  appropriate  music  for  a  quadrille. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  quadrille 
  n  1:  music  for  dancing  the  quadrille 
  2:  a  square  dance  of  5  or  more  figures  for  4  or  more  couples 




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