Gav"ot [F. gavotte, fr. Gavots, a people inhabiting a mountainous district in France, called Gap.] Mus.

A kind of difficult dance; a dance tune, the air of which has two brisk and lively, yet dignified, strains in common time, each played twice over.

[Written also gavotte.]


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.