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n. - A children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat.

Usage examples (6)
  • All girls do is to run and jump and play tag and ring-around-a-rosy and run errands, and dance!
  • The children roll and tumble on the sward in the intoxication of "swing-turn" and "ring-around-a-rosy."
  • Led by a silvery vision, Polly's guests formed a great ring-around-a-rosy for an opening measure, and the party began.
  • The teams lined up again and began playing "ring-around-a-rosy" to find who should make the next touchdown, when something happened. for more
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