an old English country-dance.
a dance form in quick duple time, occasionally constituting part of an 18th-century instrumental suite.
La petite anglaise and Marie Hazard did as the others did: and here is the whole history.
The Secret of Charlotte Bront Frederika Macdonald
Strictly speaking, Daniel Cooper was one figure of the anglaise.
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
And an old woman comes up and says in French, ‘Madame est anglaise?’
Mrs. Warren’s Daughter Sir Harry Johnston
“Perhaps the miladi anglaise might give up one of her rooms for dis one,” debated the hostess, bustling away to ask.
The Story of Charles Strange Vol. 1 (of 3) Mrs. Henry Wood
Madame was too charitable to criticise, but I think she regarded the jeune fille anglaise as unbecomingly emancipated.
A Padre in France George A. Birmingham
I must have made miles of “open-work” (the modern broderie anglaise, only better) for underclothes, first and last.
The Retrospect Ada Cambridge
And then she was eccentric, eccentric in cold blood; she was an anglaise, after all.
The American Henry James
“Don’t urge her; she may change her mind and go with you,” dryly remarked anglaise with back towards us as she dusted the mantel.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard
He turned round, probably to quiz la belle anglaise he expected to behold.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Vol. IV, No. 19, Dec 1851 Various
What he had mainly in mind was to say to the old actress that she had been mistaken—the jeune anglaise wasn’t such a grue.
The Tragic Muse Henry James
Geometry. the space within two lines or three or more planes diverging from a common point, or within two planes diverging from a common line. the figure so formed. the amount of rotation needed to bring one line or plane into coincidence with another, generally measured in radians or in degrees, minutes, and seconds, as […]
- Angle of attack
Also called, especially British, angle of incidence. Aeronautics. the acute angle between the chord of an aircraft wing or other airfoil and the direction of the relative wind. Railroads. the angular attitude of a wheel flange to the rail, especially on curves. noun the acute angle between the chord line of an aerofoil and the […]
- Angle bar
(def 2). Historical Examples The other girder had an effective span of about 22 feet, as before 12 inches deep in the web, with angle bar and plate flanges. The Anatomy of Bridgework William Henry Thorpe The first girder was about 19 feet effective span, 12 inches deep in the web, with angle bar and […]
- Angle board
a board serving as a gauge for an angle planed across the end of other boards.