Poussette meaning

po͝o-sĕt
A country-dance figure in which couples or a couple join hands and swing around the floor.
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A dance figure in which a couple or couples dance round and round with hands joined.
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To perform a poussette.
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A movement, or part of a figure, in the contradance.

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To perform a certain movement in a dance.
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Origin of poussette

  • French pushpin diminutive of obsolete pousse a push from pousser to push from Old French poulser, pousser to push from Latin pulsāre frequentative of pellere to push pel-5 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary