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co·til·lion

also co·til·lon  (kō-tĭl′yən, kə-)
n.
1. A formal ball, especially one at which young women are presented to society.
2.
a. A lively dance, originating in France in the 18th century, having varied, intricate patterns and steps.
b. A quadrille.
c. The music for these dances.

[French cotillon, from Old French, petticoat, diminutive of cote, coat; see coat.]
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cotill(i)on

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Bankers, Lombard Street), who had been making up to Miss Maria the last two seasons, actually asked Amelia to dance the cotillon, could you expect that the former young lady should be pleased?
I feel, on these premises, as if I was a bear--with the cramp--in a youthful Cotillon.
Precio de 90 euros (+IVA) con cotillon con uvas de la suerte y la primera copa en el Gin Club.
The songs on the CD are: Cutting Down the Pines (Celia Evans with Dave Ruch), Le Cotillon Blanc (La Famille Ouimet), Interlude: A Life on the Ocean Wave (Don Woodcock), The Sailor's Grave (Dan Berggren), My Adirondack Home (The Bacon Brothers), Young Brennan (Lee Knight), Interlude: Quadrille in D (Don Woodcock), Fish Song (Akwesasne Men's Singing Group), Thunder Song (Akwesasne Men's Singing Group), The Days of '49 (Dave Ruch), Johnny Barbour (John Roberts), Paddy's Wedding (John Kirk and Trish Miller), Bert LaFountain's Packard (Bill Smith and Don Woodcock), Lord Ullin's Daughter (Colleen Cleveland), Interlude: Lannigan's Ball (Don Woodcock), Great Grandad (Sue Grimm Hanley and Jamie Savage), and The Irishtown Crew (The Fraser Family and Friends).
Que en los piringundines de frac y fuelle bailas luciendo cortes de cotillon y que a las milongueras, por darles dique, al irte con tu "camba", batis "allon" (Cadicamo, "Pompas de jabon" 84)
Care Bears Cotillon Otero Srl Party goods (Argentina)
Obenga probably quotes directly from Antenor Firmin's 1885 original edition, De l'Egalite des Races Humaines (Anthropologie Positive) (Paris: Libraire Cotillon, 1885).
Civil War Gala Formal military ball and cotillon, featuring period music, dances and history.
Esta condenado, cada vez que visita una obra de esas, a retratarse con un ridiculo casquito de aluminio que le hace lucir como si viniera de un reparto de cotillon.
lt;<Habia flores artificiales, objetos de cotillon, desdorados y marchitos; portamonedas de plata, piel y carton vil>>, es secuencia representativa de lo casi heterogeneo del tesoro pero tambien del diferente modo de apreciarlo: reverencial en el caso de la mendiga, un si es no es desdenoso en el del narrador.