from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an allegorical representation of the power of death over all, -- the old, the young, the high, and the low, being led by a dancing skeleton.
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- n. a medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave
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