Definition of Longways dance

1. Noun. Country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other.

Exact synonyms: Longways
Generic synonyms: Contra Danse, Contradance, Contredanse, Country Dancing, Country-dance
Specialized synonyms: Reel, Virginia Reel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longways Dance

longtime
longtime(a)
longtimer
longtimers
longueur
longueurs
longulite
longulites
longus capitis
longus colli muscle
longwall
longwalls
longward
longwave
longways
longways dance (current term)
longwinded
longwindedly
longwindedness
longwise
longwool
longwools
longyi
lonicera
loniceras
lonidamine
lonnen
lonnens
lonnin
lonnins

Literary usage of Longways dance

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1. Caliban by the Yellow Sands by Percy MacKaye (1916)
"Groups are formed all over the ground and "The Black Nag" is performed, followed by a longways dance, eg, "Row well, ye mariners." On the conclusion of the ..."

2. Indiana Historical Collections by Harlow Lindley, Indiana Historical Bureau (1916)
"longways dance for an even number of players preferably six couples. The player stand in two lines, the boys facing the girls and partners opposite each ..."

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