Allemande



a 17th- and 18th-century dance in slow duple time.
a piece of music based on its rhythm, often following the prelude in the classical suite.
a figure performed in a quadrille.
a German folk dance in triple meter, similar to the ländler.
Historical Examples

The first movement is practically of the allemande type, and its first period ends in the dominant key.
Critical & Historical Essays Edward MacDowell

Instead of Spanish sauce, allemande sauce (Art. 81) is often preferred.
French Dishes for American Tables Pierre Caron

Then add one pint of allemande sauce, fricassee sauce, or sauce au vin blanc, and boil for five minutes.
The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler

The Branle in its original form had steps like the allemande.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various

The Germans have a dance called the allemande, in which the men and women form a ring.
A Treatise on the Art of Dancing Giovanni-Andrea Gallini

Reduce one half on the fire, put through a sieve, add half a pint of allemande sauce (Art. 81); heat again on the fire, and serve.
French Dishes for American Tables Pierre Caron

Anchovy sauce is also made with sauce allemande, white wine sauce, or even a brown sauce, if desired.
The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler

Then strain the broth through a napkin into one pint of cream or allemande sauce, add the oysters, and season.
The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler

I never practised such an allemande as this since I have been a dancing-master.
The Dance of Death Francis Douce

Then add two cups of allemande or cream sauce, season with salt and Cayenne pepper.
The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler

noun
the first movement of the classical suite, composed in a moderate tempo in a time signature of four-four
any of several German dances
a figure in country dancing or square dancing by means of which couples change position in the set
n.

a German dance, 1775, from French Allemande, fem. of allemand “German” (see Alemanni). As a move in country or square dancing, from 1808.

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