1. a German round dance resembling a slow polka
  2. music performed for dancing the schottische
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How To Use schottische In A Sentence

  • Look at the Highland schottische, where you spun round and howled, and the old galop to the tune Swan Song
  • Dinah danced with Bobby again, and then Jim, and then Old Sam, who had patented a kind of schottische-rhumba combination that was the dread of every woman in the Park. A Grave Denied
  • My eyes on the retreating form of my son, I said absently," It is not a waltz, Emerson, it is a schottische. HE SHALL THUNDER IN THE SKY
  • From reel to schottische and from schottische to reel, foursome and eightsome, they kept him playing, ever asking for more, till the gloaming passed into moonlight and still they were not done. Corporal Cameron of the North West Mounted Police; a tale of the Macleod trail
  • She was perfectly willing for me to dance until 12 o'clock at the imminent peril of my going to sleep on the after-watch -- but then she would top off with a very inconsistent sermon on dancing in general; ending with a terrific broadside aimed at that heresy of heresies, the 'schottische'. Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete
  • As the minstrel show emerged, American publishers sought to attract amateur musicians and provided a flow of spirituals, gospel songs, polkas, and Schottisches, as well as innumerable sentimental ballads and salon pieces.
  • Okay, after 11 years I've only figured out how to do the Grand March and a schottische, but it's a start. Olympics, amateur athletes, disability and getting OUT THERE
  • I attended private parties in sumptuous evening dress, simpered and aired my graces like a born beau, and polkaed and schottisched with a step peculiar to myself—and the kangaroo. LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY
  • The Canadian schottische and co were the dances that people did at the Saturday night bible class dances that passed for teenage social life in early 1960s Dunedin.
  • He reconjured moonlight schottische dances on the decks of a steamer run by lovable country people, “simple-hearted folk and overflowing with good-fellowship and the milk of human kindness.” Mark Twain
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