Dance


Dance
Dance Dance, v. t. To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle. [1913 Webster]

To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Thy grandsire loved thee well; Many a time he danced thee on his knee. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To dance attendance}, to come and go obsequiously; to be or remain in waiting, at the beck and call of another, with a view to please or gain favor. [1913 Webster]

A man of his place, and so near our favor, To dance attendance on their lordships' pleasure. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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