Lavolt
Lavolt La*volt", Lavolta La*vol"ta, n. [It. la volta the turn, turning, whirl. Cf. {Volt} of a horse, {Volta}.] An old dance, for two persons, being a kind of waltz, in which the woman made a high spring or bound. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lavolta — Lavolt La*volt , Lavolta La*vol ta, n. [It. la volta the turn, turning, whirl. Cf. {Volt} of a horse, {Volta}.] An old dance, for two persons, being a kind of waltz, in which the woman made a high spring or bound. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heel — Heel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heeling}.] 1. To perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, and the like. [R.] [1913 Webster] I cannot sing, Nor heel the high lavolt. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To add a heel to; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heeled — Heel Heel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heeling}.] 1. To perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, and the like. [R.] [1913 Webster] I cannot sing, Nor heel the high lavolt. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To add a heel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heeling — Heel Heel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heeling}.] 1. To perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, and the like. [R.] [1913 Webster] I cannot sing, Nor heel the high lavolt. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To add a heel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shakespearean dance — refers to dancing in the time and plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries.OverviewThere are references to dances such as the galliard or sinkapace, lavolta, coranto, pavane, and canary, and stage directions indicate dancing in many… …   Wikipedia

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