Definition of Lavolt

1. n. An old dance, for two persons, being a kind of waltz, in which the woman made a high spring or bound.



Definition of Lavolt

1. Noun. An old dance for two people, a kind of waltz in which the woman makes a high spring or bound. ¹

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Definition of Lavolt

1. to dance with much leaping and turning [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavolt

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lavolt (current term)
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Literary usage of Lavolt

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"lavolt or lavolta. (French, la mite.) A lively dance, in which was a good deal of jumping ... Troilus says, " I cannot sing, nor heel the high lavolt " (iv. ..."

2. An Elizabethan Virginal Book: Being a Critical Essay on the Contents of a by Edward Woodall Naylor (1905)
"The sault majeur of the ' high lavolt' comes at the semi- breves in this tune. ... The Volta (lavolt) is the Galliard cut short as to its steps, ..."

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