sword dancer
noun see sword dance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sword dance — sword dancer. any of various dances, usually performed by men, in which swords are ceremonially flourished or are laid on the ground and danced around. [1595 1605] * * * Folk dance by men, with swords or two handled blades, expressing themes such …   Universalium

  • sword dance — n. any dance, esp. by men, involving the use of swords, esp. one performed around bare swords laid on the ground sword dancer n …   English World dictionary

  • sword dance — noun any of various dances by men who step nimbly over swords or flourish them in the air • Syn: ↑sword dancing • Hypernyms: ↑folk dancing, ↑folk dance * * * noun 1. : a ceremonial English and west European folk dance executed by men in a ring by …   Useful english dictionary

  • sword dance — noun Date: 1604 1. a dance performed by men in a circle holding a sword in the right hand and grasping the tip of a neighbor s sword in the left hand 2. a dance performed over or around swords • sword dancer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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