Polka

Pol"ka

(?), n. [Pol. Polka a Polish woman: cf. F. & G. polka.] 1. A dance of Polish origin, but now common everywhere. It is performed by two persons in common time.
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2. (Mus.) A lively Bohemian or Polish dance tune in 2-4 measure, with the third quaver accented.
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Polka jacket, a kind of knit jacket worn by women.
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