Lexicographical Neighbors of Tordion
Literary usage of Tordion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare (2001)
"This 3rd part, or tordion, ' n'est aultre chose qu'une gaillarde/ar terre' ; ie the ... 141) the tordion, which is Part 3 of the basse dance. ..."
2. An Elizabethan Virginal Book: Being a Critical Essay on the Contents of a by Edward Woodall Naylor (1905)
"... n'est aultre chose qu'une gaillarde par terre ' ; ie the tordion of a Basse dance was simply a Galliard par terre, without the leaping or ' Sault majeur ..."
3. The Boke Named The Gouernour by Thomas Elyot (1883)
"As was observed in the note, there can be little doubt that by this word the author intended to designate the French tourdion 01 tordion. ..."
4. The Art of Ballet by Mark Edward Perugini (1915)
"... the term being really only applied to the first; the second being called " retour de la basse-dance," and the third and last being termed " tordion. ..."