This son of Terpsichore asked me to dinner, and I was glad to accept his invitation.
He kept, as he was wont to phrase it gently himself, a temple of Terpsichore.
We make out the frigate to be the Terpsichore, and the sloop, I know by her new royals, is the Ringdove.
Though he did not know it, Terpsichore had in her heart a feeling of hate which was relentless.
Well, there was Terpsichore—her disciples are spoken of every day in the newspapers.
Did you ever hear of any one in New Leeds who was named Terpsichore?
And unheeding Lois's little sniff, he told the whole story of Terpsichore, and the brave part she had played.
Associated words: Terpsichorean, Terpsichore, choregraphy, dervish.
Edith, it was dear of you to offer to take my place, but I wouldn't give it up to Terpsichore herself or even Salome.
I had unfortunately been from my youth no votary of Terpsichore, and what was I to do?
the muse of the dance, Greek Terpsikhore, literally "enjoyment of dance," from terpein "to delight" (from PIE root *terp- "to satisfy;" cf. Sanskrit trpyati "takes one's fill," Lithuanian tarpstu "to thrive, prosper") + khoros "dance, chorus" (see chorus).