sword dance

sword dance

noun
any of various dances, usually performed by men, in which swords are ceremonially flourished or are laid on the ground and danced around.

Origin:
1595–1605

sword dancer, noun
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sword dance
 
n
a dance in which the performers dance nimbly over swords on the ground or brandish them in the air
 
sword dancer
 
n
 
sword dancing
 
n

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