E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Bayle (2 syl.).
Dances of the common people were so called in Spain, in opposition to the stately court dances, called danza. The Bayl were of Moorish invention, the most celebrated being La Sarabanda, La Chacona, Las Gambelas, and El Hermano Bartolo.