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An Andalusian solo dance in 3/4 time, usually accompanied by the playing of castanets.

[Spanish, small boat, cachucha, possibly from diminutive of cacho, shard, saucepan, probably from Vulgar Latin *cacculus, alteration of Latin caccabus, pot, from Greek kakkabos, probably of Semitic origin; akin to Akkadian kukkubu, a small container.]
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1. (Dancing) a graceful Spanish solo dance in triple time
2. (Music, other) music composed for this dance
[C19: from Spanish]
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I was in love with the heroine, the lovely dancer whose 'cachucha' turned my head, along with that of the cardinal, but whose name even I have forgotten, and I went about with the thought of her burning in my heart, as if she had been a real person.
After the cachucha he placed a magnificent ring on the stem of a bouquet, and threw it to the charming danseuse, who, in the third act, to do honor to the gift, reappeared with it on her finger.
Dance a Cachucha with members of CBS, who will also delight again as soloists, and narrate the story, with Catherine Barnett conjuring up Venetian magic from the piano as Martin Bussey aims to make sure you catch the last park-and-ride gondola..
Over the stove's blue flame, charred cachucha chills dance and crack in a cast iron skillet.
It seems to be obscure slang for blathering or talking nonsense, and sort of similar to Robin's Santa cachucha phrase in the Batman series.