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dancing step

noun
Also called dancing winder.
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  • Kitty's dancing step as they returned to the house betrayed the height of her spirits.

    The Marriage of William Ashe Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • At no time did she ever walk; but went every where with a light, dancing step.

  • So she tried not to think, as she hurried along to Miss Simmonds', with a dancing step of lightness.

    Mary Barton Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • "But spring isn't painted at all," she replied, holding up the apple—blossoms, and coming down the piazza with a dancing step.

    A Little Journey in the World Charles Dudley Warner
  • The purpose of the time step is to get the syncopation into the dancing step, and establish the "tempo" of the dance.

  • After this has been read Joy with dancing step takes the fairy package to the person named.

    Keineth Jane D. Abbott
  • She flicked a lapful of crumbs on to the floor, and pranced away with her light, dancing step.

    More about Pixie Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • The stanzas are sung alternately by two rows of children, advancing toward each other and retreating with a dancing step.

    Spanish Highways and Byways Katharine Lee Bates
  • I was a demon in my strength just then; my head reeled, but I went with the dancing step of new-born things.

  • At last, turning briskly away, she came with a sort of dancing step to the table.

    Little Masterpieces Nathaniel Hawthorne

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