Definition of Clog dancing
1. Noun. A dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps.
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Literary usage of Clog dancing
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1. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"... movements which could be imputed to his white, fellow voyagers on the Expedition. For more on clog dancing, see Fairchild, Annie, and Ira G. Bernstein. ..."
2. The Log of a Noncombatant by Horace Green (1915)
"A CLOG DANCE ON THE SCHELDT clog dancing and cognac helped to get me from The ... I happened to perform the clog dancing at a critical moment during a trip ..."
3. Dan Leno by J. Hickory Wood (1905)
"They inquired if he pretended to know anything whatever about the art of clog-dancing. They wanted to know what he meant by it. ..."
4. Our American Humorists by Thomas Lansing Masson (1922)
"While he was pounding and measuring, I also hired a colored youth to teach me clog-dancing at $i per lesson, so that I could show our guests something novel ..."
5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"... clog-dancing, doable back somersault throwing, daring feats on the_ inverted trapèze, ditch-dredging, the African high jump, deep-sea diving, ..."
6. The Economic Review by Christian Social Union (Great Britain), Oxford University Branch (1900)
"Among the working classes in Lancashire clog-dancing and other steps are much practised ; the people, indeed, are nearly as fond of dancing as they are of ..."
7. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1895)
"... the soles of their shoes with the palms of their hands,—a performance much in vogue among peasants of all countries, similar to the negro clog- dancing. ..."