Quadrille sentence example

quadrille
  • Originating in Germany in the 1700s, German Solo evolved from the game Quadrille, an expanded version of the game L'Hombre.
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  • At the time, dance hall patrons were doing dances like the Virginia Reel and Quadrille, but with this song came a new kind of dance based on the French "waltz in double time" (valse á deux temp).
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  • Less competitive and more social are the Ceili dances, which are based on a dance form from France called the quadrille (which also happens to be the ancestor of the square dance in America).
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  • As we passed Langley Burrell Church we heard the strains of the quadrille band on the ice at Draycot.
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  • Quadrille may therefore be regarded as the chief progenitor of Solo Whist, just as partnership Whist was that of Contract Bridge.
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  • I opened it by dancing a quadrille with Flavia: then I waltzed with her.
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  • Quadrille may therefore be regarded as the chief progenitor of solo whist, just as partnership Whist was that of Contract Bridge.
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