Definitions for quadrillekwɒˈdrɪl, kwə-, kə-

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  1. quadrille(noun)

    music for dancing the quadrille

  2. quadrille(noun)

    a square dance of 5 or more figures for 4 or more couples

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  1. Quadrille(noun)

    a dance having five figures, in common time, four couples of dancers being in each set

  2. Quadrille(noun)

    the appropriate music for a quadrille

  3. Quadrille(noun)

    a game played by four persons with forty cards, being the remainder of an ordinary pack after the tens, nines, and eights are discarded

  4. Origin: [F.]

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  1. Quadrille

    Quadrille is a historic dance performed by four couples in a rectangular formation, and a precursor to traditional square dancing. It is also a style of music. A derivative found in the Francophone Lesser Antilles is known in the local Creole as kwadril.


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