Definition of Hoedown

1. Noun. A type of American folk or square dance. ¹



2. Noun. The type of music typically played for such a dance ¹

3. Noun. A gathering at which such dances take place. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoedown

1. a square dance [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoedown

hods
hoe-33258
hoe-bag
hoe-bags
hoe-down
hoe bag
hoe bags
hoe down
hoe excavator
hoe handle
hoe scaler
hoecake
hoecakes
hoed
hoedown (current term)
hoedowns
hoeing
hoelike
hoelite
hoemother
hoer
hoers
hoes
hof
hofs
hoful
hog
hog's-back
hog-baying

Literary usage of Hoedown

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1. Idaho Forester by University of Idaho College of Forestry, University of Idaho (1921)
"The fifth annual dance of the Associated Foresters, known on the campus as the "Tlm- ber beast hoedown", took place on M the University gymnasium. ..."

2. An Illustrated History of Monroe County, Iowa: A Complete Civil, Political by Frank Hickenlooper (1896)
"At the common "hoedown" those French terms used by the man who "calls off" are ... Taken as a whole, the "hoedown" has its legitimate place in society, ..."

3. Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Fish (1905)
"... provided it for soldiers and sailors; and to have a rolling or raising, a husking or "hoedown," anywhere about without it was positively insufferable. ..."

4. Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln, Marion Mills Miller, Henry Clay Whitney (1907)
"... a sincere welcome was accorded to strangers, locks and bolts were unknown. While entire families were at "meetin'" on Sunday, or at a "hoedown," or ..."

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