What does the word quadrille mean?

Usage examples for quadrille

  1. Then came the quadrille d'honneur. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by 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 by 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) by Mary E. Braddon