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schottische

Syllabification: schot·tische
Pronunciation: /ˈSHätiSH
 
/

Definition of schottische in English:

noun

A slow polka.
Example sentences
  • The Canadian schottische and co were the dances that people did at the Saturday night bible class dances that passed for teenage social life in early 1960s Dunedin.
  • First I needed ‘Cotton-Eyed Joe’ and the schottische.
  • There must be routs and balls beneath sparkling chandeliers, where young gallants whirl doe-eyed, bare-shouldered girls in the schottische and the carmagnole.

Origin

mid 19th century: from German der schottische Tanz 'the Scottish dance'.

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