What does the word minuet mean?

Usage examples for minuet

  1. To change the subject, Madame Cornelis remarked that Sophie had learnt the minuet and danced it admirably. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Minuet in B flat major. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  3. By and by I looked back at the pasture and the open places in the wood, and all alike were filled with a wavering crowd that seemed to trip lightly and noiselessly as if in a minuet. – Old Plymouth Trails by Winthrop Packard