Definition of Country dancing

1. Noun. A type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Country Dancing

country-fried steak
country-western music
country and western
country beam
country beams
country borage
country bumpkin
country bumpkins
country club
country codes
country cousin
country dance
country dancing (current term)
country doctor
country folks
country house
country houses
country mile
country music
country of origin
country of provenance
country park
country parks
country pop
country rock
country seat
country store

Literary usage of Country dancing

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

1. The Analysis of Beauty by William Hogarth (1908)
"Of country dancing. The lines which a number of people together form in country or figure dancing, make a delightful play upon the eye, especially when the ..."

2. Personal Memoirs: Or, Reminiscences of Men and Manners at Home and Abroad by Pryse Lockhart Gordon (1830)
"... Confiscated—Family details—Dr. Burney—A rare book— Personal accomplishments — A country dancing-master— A pair of colours—Preparations to leave home. ..."

3. Collections and Notes, 1867-1876 by William Carew Hazlitt (1876)
"The Compleat country dancing-Master : Containing Great Variety of Dances, both Old and New ; Particularly those performed at the several Masquerades ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1818)
"4 ‘sew Circular System of English Country-Dancing ... of English country dancing ; yet a Pupil may easily learn the principal ..."

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