Definition of Trenise

1. the fourth movement of a quadrille [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trenise

trendoid
trendoids
trends
trendsetter
trendsetters
trendsetting
trendspotter
trendspotters
trendspotting
trendwatcher
trendwatchers
trendy
trenette
trenise (current term)
trenises
trental
trentals
trente-et-quarante
trenton period
treosulfan
trepan
trepanation
trepanations
trepaned
trepang
trepangs
trepaning
trepanned

Literary usage of Trenise

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1884)
"How the first figure of a quadrille came to be known as pantalon, the second as l'été, the third as la poule, and the new fourth, by which la trenise was ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"In the caecum and colon they are especially collected into three flat longitudinal bands or trenise, each being about half ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"Some of the figures were not quite the same as ours at home, and he nearly put me out in trenise by suddenly coming up to me and another young lady, ..."

4. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"i A French dance, or set of five consecutive dance movements, called La Pantalon, La Poule, L'Eté, La trenise (or La Pastourelle), and La Finale. ..."

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