Corant
Corant Co*rant, Coranto Co*ran"to, n. [See {Courant}.] A sprightly but somewhat stately dance, now out of fashion. [1913 Webster]

It is harder to dance a corant well, than a jig. --Sir W. temple. [1913 Webster]

Dancing a coranto with him upon the heath. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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  • Coranto — Corant Co*rant, Coranto Co*ran to, n. [See {Courant}.] A sprightly but somewhat stately dance, now out of fashion. [1913 Webster] It is harder to dance a corant well, than a jig. Sir W. temple. [1913 Webster] Dancing a coranto with him upon the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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