Beguine



a dance in bolero rhythm that originated in Martinique.
a modern social dance based on the beguine.
music for either of these dances.
a member of a lay sisterhood, founded in Liège in the 12th century.
Contemporary Examples

Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru Andrew Romano December 12, 2013
Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru Andrew Romano December 12, 2013

Historical Examples

Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
Louise de la Valliere Alexandre Dumas, Pere
The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3 George Augustus Sala
Louise de la Valliere Alexandre Dumas, Pere
In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete Georg Ebers
The Vicomte de Bragelonne Alexandre Dumas
The Vicomte de Bragelonne Alexandre Dumas
In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete Georg Ebers

noun
a dance of South American origin in bolero rhythm
a piece of music in the rhythm of this dance
a variant of biggin1
noun
a member of a Christian sisterhood that was founded in Liège in the 12th century, and, though not taking religious vows, followed an austere life
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