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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 377 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SCHOTTISCHE, the German for " Scottish," a name given to a dance, der schottische Tanz, introduced into England about 185o. It was a form of polka, with two figures. The " High-land Schottische " is a lively dance resembling a fling. What is known as the " barn dance" was first known in America as the " Military Schottische."
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