Part of speech: noun

A square dance for four or more couples, or the music for it.

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Usage examples "quadrille":

  1. Then came the quadrille d'honneur. - "In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875.", L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone.
  2. An amiable and most excellent clergyman of this state, happened to be present one evening when some young ladies went through a quadrille. - "Amusement: A Force in Christian Training", Rev. Marvin R. Vincent..
  3. The band in the music- gallery struck up a quadrille, and Edward Arundel led the youthful mistress of the mansion to her place in the dance. - "John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3)", Mary E. Braddon.