Definition of Do-si-do
1. Noun. A square-dance figure; two dancers approach each other and circle back to back before returning to their original places.
Group relationships: Square Dance, Square Dancing
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Do-si-do
Literary usage of Do-si-do
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sonnenschein's Cyclopædia of Education: A Handbook of Reference on All edited by Alfred Ewen Fletcher (1889)
"The minor mode or key is sol-fa-ed by all movable-do-ists in the same way as its relative major. Thus :— do re mi re do si do ..."
2. Songs of the Temple: A New Collection of Hymn Tunes, Chants, Sentences by Benjamin Franklin Baker, J. F. Fargo (1868)
"The teacher will at this stage of the work, divide his class into two parts. EXAMPLE 2. Under the G Clef, Do, Si, Do, Re, Si, Do, Si, Do, Re, Mi, ' Re, Do, ..."
3. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeT (1992)
"As described in Seiff (1985), the victim should then be placed in a left-sided do-si-do position with the head tilted back and be brought to the surface at ..."
4. The Music Primer by Frederic Herbert Ripley, Thomas Tapper (1895)
"Sol, fi, sol of this scale is identical with do, si, do of another scale, so that we can use do, si, do of the second scale while learning sol, fi, sol, ..."