pavan definition

  • noun:
    • A stately and formal Spanish party that complete condition outfit is used; -- so-called from the similarity of the motions to those of the peacock.
    • A slow, stately party, probably of Italian source, but much practised in Spain.
    • Music for such a-dance or perhaps in its rhythm, which is precisely duple and extremely sluggish.
    • a stately judge dance of the sixteenth and 17th hundreds of years
    • songs composed for moving the pavane

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