Origin of sword dance
Related formssword dancer, noun
Examples from the Web for sword dance
Bells too, so characteristic of the morris, are mentioned in some Continental accounts of the sword-dance.Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan|Clement A. Miles
Do you think any one can dance the sword-dance without the pipes?Macleod of Dare|William Black
A few years since, a party of Papa-men came to dance the sword-dance at Lerwick as a public exhibition with great applause.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart.
It is said that when Cruikshank was eighty-three, he executed a sword-dance before an old officer who had mentally buried him.George Cruikshank|W. H. Chesson
Round and round that holocaust the thousands did their sword-dance, yelling as the devils yelled at Khinjan's birth.King--of the Khyber Rifles|Talbot Mundy