Definition of Ropedancers

1. Noun. (plural of ropedancer) ¹



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Definition of Ropedancers

1. ropedancer [n] - See also: ropedancer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ropedancers

rope flap
rope in
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband
ropebands
ropebark
ropebridge
roped
ropedancer
ropedancers (current term)
ropedancing
ropedancings
ropeless
ropelike
ropeloft
ropelofts
ropemaker
ropemakers
ropemaking
ropeman
ropemate
ropemates
ropemen
roper

Literary usage of Ropedancers

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1. An Essay Concerning the Human Understanding by John Locke (1813)
"What incredible and astonishing actions do we find ropedancers and tumblers bring their bodies to ! Not but that sundry, in almost all manual arts, ..."

2. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele (1778)
"... and is unhappily fallen under the imputation of ' illiterate and mechanic : and as Terence, in one ot" * his prologues, complains of the ropedancers ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"... examine the question whether the godly may lawfully hold stock in a Company for bringing over Chinese ropedancers. " Considerable men have shares," says ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1881)
"... and vaulting acrobats and ropedancers, who draw such gaping crowds, are really male athletes with female names and in female costume. ..."

5. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan (1858)
"... examine the question whether the godly may lawfully hold stock in a Company for bringing over Chinese ropedancers. " Considerable men have shares," says ..."

6. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Samuel Austin Allibone (1878)
"... examine the question whether the godly may lawfully hold stock in a Company for bringing over Chinese ropedancers. " Considerable men have shares," says ..."

7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1851)
"To such a couch, upon a certain evening, he was about to consign himself, when he heard strains of music which reminded him of his friends the ropedancers. ..."

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