quadrille

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Dance
quadrillequa‧drille /kwəˈdrɪl $ kwɑː-/ noun [countable] APDa dance, popular especially in the 19th century, in which the dancers form a square
Examples from the Corpus
quadrilleA party of enthusiasts danced a quadrille on a flat rock near the middle of the stream.My biology lab notes are written on green-tint quadrille.
Origin quadrille (1700-1800) French Spanish cuadrilla group of soldiers, from Italian quadriglia, from quadra square