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|n.||1.||(Mus.) A kind of difficult, old formal French dance in quadruple time.|
|2.||Music composed in quadruple time for dancing the gavotte, having a dance tune which has two brisk and lively, yet dignified, strains in common time, each played twice over.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.