Definitions

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  • verb archaic Second-person singular simple present form of dance

Etymologies

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dance +‎ -est

Examples

  • Enchantress of the almighty Shiva, in thy delirious joy thou dancest, clapping thy hands together.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • Theban blood; with no wild waving of the thyrsus, clad in fawnskin thou dancest, but with chariots and bitted steeds wheelest thy charger strong of hoof.

    The Phoenissae

  • Theban blood; with no wild waving of the thyrsus, clad in fawnskin thou dancest, but with chariots and bitted steeds wheelest thy charger strong of hoof.

    The Phoenissae

  • Enchantress of the almighty Shiva, in thy delirious joy thou dancest, clapping thy hands together.

    The Mortal Instruments: Book One: City of Bones

  • But with thy armed men, having excited the army of Argives against Thebes with blood, thou dancest before the city in

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • But, if thou dancest not, the city shall know whether Ben-Abid is a truth-teller, and whether the blessings of the great marabout can rest upon such a woman as thou art.

    Halima And The Scorpions 1905

  • If, in the evening of to-morrow, thou dancest before the soldiers, I will give thee fifty golden coins.

    Halima And The Scorpions 1905

  • Thou dancest and playest with thy feet, and I with my feet have laboured in great pain.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

  • If thou dancest for me thou mayest ask of me what thou wilt, and I will give it thee.

    Salome : A Tragedy in One Act

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