Dancing girl
Dancing Dan"cing, p. a. & vb. n. from {Dance}. [1913 Webster]

{Dancing girl}, one of the women in the East Indies whose profession is to dance in the temples, or for the amusement of spectators. There are various classes of dancing girls.

{Dancing master}, a teacher of dancing.

{Dancing school}, a school or place where dancing is taught. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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