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Bolero  n.  (Mus.)
A Spanish dance, or the lively music which accompanies it.
A kind of small outer jacket, with or without sleeves, worn by women.

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"Bolero" Quotes from Famous Books

... a gong, struck softly, and there is an almost inaudible flute melody on reeds, and liquid notes struck on empty bamboos. These dusky figures are Kachin men, with red turbans, and short, white, very loose kilts and bolero jackets. Some of the reflected light from the sand shows their curious, serious, boyish faces. They are short, but well-knit; they dance in a slow figure in a line, hand in hand, the bare feet shuffling with a little sound in the dust. The music ...
— From Edinburgh to India & Burmah • William G. Burn Murdoch

... quickly to see a young girl of about twenty dressed in a black close-fitting bolero jacket of imitation astrakhan with big leg-of-mutton sleeves, a striped silk skirt, and a very broad hat tilted to one side. Her hair was very blond, though coarse and dry from being bleached, and a little flat curl of it lay ...
— Vandover and the Brute • Frank Norris

... bare feet thrust into straw-filled sabots, sat sunning on the quay under the purple fig-trees; one ragged fellow in soiled velvet bolero and embossed leggings lay in the sun, chin on fists, wooden shoes crossed behind him, watching the water with the eyes of ...
— The Maids of Paradise • Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers

Words linked to "Bolero" :   stage dancing, choreography

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