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a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line

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In part it was a modest CANCAN, in part a step dance, in part a skirt-dance (so far as my tail-coat permitted), and in part original.
Blase and inert, I spent my evenings generally at the Chateau des Fleurs, where I would get fuddled and then dance the cancan (which, in that establishment, was a very indecent performance) with eclat.
Although Lehar wrote more than 30 operettas, he remains best known in North America for Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow), with its beguiling "Vilja" aria, seductive Pavillion duet, irresistible waltz and spirited cancans.
Les bruits de l'eolien, rumeurs, cancans, mensonges et petites histoires.
The Cancans drew level eight minutes later when Shawn Scott beat three defenders and finished calmly before Coull's late goals blitz sealed the win.