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A ballroom dance in triple time, faster than a waltz and with partners side by side.
- ‘The Ensemble offers a musical journey among the potted palms: a world of valses and veletas, serenades and sarabandes, foxtrots and fandangos, rumbas and ragtime.’
Early 20th century: from Spanish, literally weathervane.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.