Definition of Dancings

1. dancing [n] - See also: dancing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dancings

dancetté
dancewear
dancey
danciness
dancing
dancing-girl
dancing bologna
dancing chorea
dancing girl
dancing juice
dancing lady orchid
dancing partner
dancing school
dancing spasm
dancingly
dancings (current term)
dancy
dandelion
dandelion clocks
dandelion green
dandelion greens
dandelion wine
dandelionlike
dandelions
dander
dandered
dandering
danders
dandiacal

Literary usage of Dancings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hakluytus Posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Of their Gentlemen, and how they are made ; Their dancings, Sports, Diseases, Cures, Visitations, Mournings, Funerals : and of their Gold. lere are many ..."

2. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"By which it appears, that these dancings were causes of great corruption, being mixed with ribaldry and lascivious songs and wanton gestures, ..."

3. Hakluytus posthumus or Purchas his pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Of their Gentlemen, and how they are made ; Their dancings, Sports, Diseases, Cures, Visitations, Mournings, Funerals : and of their Gold. i600. ere are ..."

4. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys from His MS. Cypher in the Pepsyian by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1885)
"... and great store of dancings we have had at my cost (which I was willing to indulge myself and wife) at my lodgings. The great evil of this year, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... power of the soul," and not from " any fortuitous dancings of the spirits." A very curious theory of dreaming as depending on a particular circumscribed ..."

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