What does quadrille mean?

Definitions for quadrillekwɒˈdrɪl, kwə-, kə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quadrille(noun)

    music for dancing the quadrille

  2. quadrille(noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quadrille

    kwa-dril′, n. a square dance for four couples, consisting of five movements: music for such square dances: a game played by four with forty cards.—v.i. to play at quadrille: to dance quadrilles. [Fr.,—Sp. cuadra, a square—L. quadra, a square—quatuor, four.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadrille in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadrille in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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