Definition of Branle

1. Noun. A 16th century French dance ¹



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Definition of Branle

1. bransle [n -S] - See also: bransle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Branle

brangled
branglement
brangler
branglers
brangles
brangling
branglings
brank
branked
brankier
brankiest
branking
branks
brankursine
branky
branle (current term)
branles
branlike
branlin
branlins
branmeal
branned
branner
brannerite
branners
brannier
branniest
brannigan
brannigans
branning

Literary usage of Branle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"Mettre les cloches en branle, to put thé bel U in full swing. ... Il ira bien maintenant que le voilà en branle, he will get on well now he is in full swing ..."

2. Dancing by Lilly Grove Frazer, Lilly Grove, Percy Macquoid (1895)
"The highest or noblest person of the company always led the branle. ... The branle was in 2 time ; a great accomplishment in connection with it being the ..."

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