morris

Part of speech: noun

An old- fashioned rustic dance in England. morrice.

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Usage examples "morris":

  1. Lucy Morris is above any sort of trick. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
  2. Of manuscripts which are simply priceless, the house contains not a few; one, over the quaint wine- cooler in the dining- room, acknowledging, in George Washington's own hand, courtesies extended to him and to his lady by a member of the Morris family, being especially interesting. - "The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees", Mary Caroline Crawford.
  3. Morris at least saw the absurdity of the thing. - "Varied Types", G. K. Chesterton.