Danse

La danse commence la-bas, fighting has broken out yondër.

“Mon Caporal, there is great news: La danse commence la-bas.”

Ouida: Under Two Flags, chap. xxv.

A la danse. On the march.

“The regiment was ordered out a la danse There was fresh war in the interior.”—Ouida: Under Two Flags, chap.xxv. (See Dance.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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