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Definition of "matachin" [‖Ma•ta•chin]

  • An old dance with swords and bucklers. (noun)

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Use "matachin" in a sentence
  • "The fact that matachin is also a perfectly good Spanish word meaning “butcher” or “hired assassin,” and that the place had been called that long before the railroad came through, did not seem to matter."
  • "‘quellio’ (cuello), a ruff or _neck_-collar; and ‘matachin’, the title of a sword-dance; these are all frequent in our early dramatists; and"
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