box the gnat

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box the gnat (third-person singular simple present boxes the gnat, present participle boxing the gnat, simple past and past participle boxed the gnat)

  1. To perform a dance movement in which the two dancers step forward, join hands, then raise hands. The lady takes a step forward and does a left-face U turn back under the raised joined hands, while the man walks forward and around the lady while doing a right-face U turn back.