lancers
lancers lancers n. 1. A set of quadrilles for 8 or 16 couples. [WordNet sense 1] [Written also {lanciers}.] [WordNet 1.5]

2. Music appropriate for a set of lancers[1]. [PJC]


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  • Lancers — (engl., spr. lännßers), Lanzenreiter, s. Lanze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • lancers — [lan′sərz] n. [< LANCER] 1. a 19th cent. quadrille 2. music for this …   English World dictionary

  • lancers — noun a) a traditional dance for eight or sixteen couples, originating from a 19th century quadrille b) the music for a lancers …   Wiktionary

  • lancers — /lan seuhrz, lahn /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. a set of quadrilles danced in sequence. 2. music for such a set of dances. [1860 65; pl. of LANCER] * * * …   Universalium

  • lancers — n. type of dance; music for this dance lanc·er || lænsÉ™(r) / lɑːn n. soldier on horseback armed with a lance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lancers — [treated as sing.] a quadrille for eight or sixteen pairs. → lancer …   English new terms dictionary

  • lancers — /ˈlænsəz/ (say lansuhz), /ˈlan / (say lahn ) plural noun 1. a form of quadrille (dance). 2. music for such a set of dances. {lancer + s3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • lancers — noun a quadrille for 8 or 16 couples • Hypernyms: ↑quadrille …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lancers De La Virginie — Lancers de la Virginie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lancers de la virginie — Lancers de la Virginie …   Wikipédia en Français

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