Definitions of cotillion

  1. a ball at which young ladies are presented to society
  2. A tune which regulates the dance.
  3. A kind of woolen material for women's skirts.
  4. A formal ball.
  5. A brisk, lively dance for eight or more persons, in which favors are given to the dancers: called also the german; music for such a dance. Also, cotillon.
  6. A dance by four couples; quadrille.
  7. A square dance; also, the music for it.