old polka-like round dance

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  • schottische — (n.) round dance resembling a polka, 1849, from Ger. Schottische, from schottische Scottish, from Schotte a native of Scotland, from O.H.G. Scotto, from L.L. Scottus (see SCOT (Cf. Scot)). The pronunciation is French …   Etymology dictionary

  • schottische — [shät′ish] n. [< Ger (der) schottische (tanz), (the) Scottish (dance) < Schotte < OHG Scotto < LL Scottus, SCOT1] 1. a form of round dance in 2/4 time, similar to the polka, but with a slower tempo 2. music for this vi. schottisched,… …   English World dictionary

  • schottische — [Network (Rating 5600 9600)] Auch: • Schottisch • schottischer • schottisches • Schotte • Schottin Bsp.: • …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Schottische — The schottische is a partnered country dance, that apparently originated in Bohemia[citation needed]. It was popular in Victorian era ballrooms as a part of the Bohemian folk dance craze and left its traces in folk music of countries such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Schottische — Schottish Schot tish, Schottische Schot tische,, n. [F. schottish, schotisch from G. schottisch Scottish, Scotch.] A Scotch round dance in 2 4 time, similar to the polka, only slower; also, the music for such a dance; not to be confounded with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schottische — noun Etymology: German, from schottisch Scottish, from Schotte Scotsman; akin to Old English Scottas Scots Date: 1849 1. a round dance resembling a slow polka 2. music for the schottische …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • schottische — [ʃɒ ti:ʃ, ʃɒtɪʃ] noun a dance resembling a slow polka. Origin C19: from Ger. der schottische Tanz the Scottish dance …   English new terms dictionary

  • schottische — n. 1 a kind of slow polka. 2 the music for this. Etymology: G der schottische Tanz the Scottish dance …   Useful english dictionary

  • schottische — /shot ish/, n. 1. a round dance resembling the polka. 2. the music for this dance. [1840 50; < G: SCOTTISH (dance)] * * * …   Universalium

  • schottische — noun A partnered country dance of Bohemian origin …   Wiktionary

  • Schottische — Schọt|tisch, der; , , Schọt|ti|sche, der; n, n [vgl. ↑Ecossaise]: deutscher Paartanz in geradem Takt u. mit Wechselschritt (als Vorläufer der Polka) …   Universal-Lexikon

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