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Noun Concept
Categories: Blackface minstrelsy, Dances of the United States, Dance terminology, Ragtime, African-American dance
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cakewalk  Cake-walk  Cake-walked  Cake-walking  Cake-walks
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A strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake WordNet 3.0
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A strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The cakewalk was a dance developed from the "prize walks" held in the mid-19th century, generally at get-togethers on Black slave plantations before and after emancipation in the Southern United States. Wikipedia
Traditional African American form of music and dance. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Dance Wikidata
The dance, or strutting style of dance associated with such a contest. Wiktionary