merry dancers

pl n
  1. Scot the aurora borealis

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How to use merry dancers in a sentence

  • No rule could be traced in the movement of the light parcels which are called the “merry dancers.”

    Notable Voyagers | W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • At another he heard the enticing notes of a fiddle and the light heels of the merry dancers.

  • The whole sky was aglow with the light of the aurora borealis--or the merry dancers, as we call the phenomenon in Orkney.

    The Pilots of Pomona | Robert Leighton
  • These streamers, or “merry dancers” as they are sometimes termed, were at times peculiarly bright.

    The World of Ice | R.M. Ballantyne
  • In the shade, groups of merry dancers were enjoying themselves.

    Serge Panine, Complete | Georges Ohnet