from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dance performed with swords, especially one performed around swords laid on the ground.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dance performed over swords laid on the ground, but without touching them.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dance in which the display of naked swords, and in some cases movements made with them, form a part.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various dances by men who step nimbly over swords or flourish them in the air
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