do-si-do
noun (plural do-si-dos) Etymology: French dos-à-dos back to back Date: 1926 a square-dance figure: a. a figure in which the dancers pass each other right shoulder to right shoulder and circle each other back to back b. a figure in which the woman moves in a figure circling first her partner and then the man on her right

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