Definition of Entrechat

1. Noun. (dance) A manoeuvre whereby the performer jumps up and strikes the heels together a number of times. ¹



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Definition of Entrechat

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entrechat

entreat
entreatable
entreatance
entreated
entreater
entreaters
entreatful
entreaties
entreating
entreatingly
entreative
entreatment
entreatments
entreats
entreaty
entrechat (current term)
entrechats
entrecote
entrecotes
entrecôte
entred
entree
entrees
entremes
entremets
entremots
entrench
entrenched
entrencher
entrenchers

Literary usage of Entrechat

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1. Second Nights: People and Ideas of the Theatre To-day by Arthur Brown Ruhl (1914)
"Two beats, one out, one in, of such a weaving is a simple entrechat; three an entrechat a ... Very few dancers, men or women, can do the entrechat huit. ..."

2. The Antique Greek Dance, After Sculptured and Painted Figures by Maurice Emmanuel (1916)
"In what is known as the Cut (entrechat), the feet cross X during the leap. ... The Cut (entrechat), which is derived from it, is of more recent date (1730 ..."

3. Heads of the People: Or, Portraits of the English by Joseph Kenny Meadows (1878)
"Augustine entrechat present she compliment at Mr. , and has the ... Augustine entrechat give notice to Mr. that she cannot consent to ..."

4. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1868)
"Augustine entrechat present she complement at Mr. • , and has the honneur to inform ... Augustine entrechat give notice to Mr. that she cannot consent to ..."

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