Get your own copy of this book on Amazon

Contra Dance (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Contra Dance

A dance where the dancers of the different sexes stand opposite each other, instead of side by side, as in the minuet, rigadoon, louvre, &c. and now corruptly called a country dance.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Content-1 * Conundrums

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

Company
Compliment
Comus’s Court
Confect
Conger
Congo
Conny Wabble
Conscience Keeper
Content
Content-1
Contra Dance
Conundrums
Convenient
Conveniency
Cooped up
Coquet
Corinth
Corinthians
Cork-brained
Corned
Cornish Hug