skeleton dance


skeleton dance
noun
: a ceremonial dance in which dancers are costumed to represent skeletons or death; also : the dance of death in European folklore

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  • The Skeleton Dance — Infobox Film name = The Skeleton Dance director = Walt Disney producer = Walt Disney writer = starring = movie music = Edvard Grieg released = August 22, 1929 (USA) runtime = 6 minutes language = English imdb id = 0020414 music = Carl W. Stalling …   Wikipedia

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  • Skeleton (undead) — An animated skeleton is a type of physically manifested undead often found in fantasy, gothic and horror fiction, and mythical art. Most are human skeletons, but they can also be from any creature or race found on Earth or in the fantasy world.… …   Wikipedia

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  • dance of death — 1. a symbolic dance in which Death, represented as a skeleton, leads people or skeletons to their grave. 2. a representation of this theme in art. Also called danse macabre. [1470 80] * * * or danse macabre or skeleton dance Medieval allegorical… …   Universalium

  • Dance of Death — • Originally a species of spectacular play akin to the English moralities. It has been traced back to the middle of the fourteenth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Dance of Death     Dance of Death …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Dance — Dance, n. [F. danse, of German origin. See {Dance}, v. i.] 1. The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dance of Death — Dance Dance, n. [F. danse, of German origin. See {Dance}, v. i.] 1. The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English