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A fast fox‐trot named after Charleston, S. Carolina, popularized in NY, 1922, in Negro revues, in a song by Cecil Mack and Jimmy Johnson; it then had a short but widespread vogue in ballrooms and dance‐halls. The dance‐step was characterized by 2 twists on each foot, with one kicked sharply backwards, and swinging of the arms.

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