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ball

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lead someone a merry dance

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to move rhythmically to music, using patterns of steps or gestures

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to leap and skip about playfully

a party or gathering for dancing

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References in classic literature ?
There's a long hall out there, and we can dance grandly, and no one will see us.
The ceremony begins again--but there are few now left to dance with, and so very soon the collection is over and promiscuous dances once more begin.
And here's Hetty has promised no end o' partners, an' I've just been askin' her if she'd agreed to dance wi' you, an' she says no.
Come, Fanny, taking her hand, "do not be dawdling any longer, or the dance will be over.
Oh, no; I am much obliged to you, our two dances are over; and, besides, I am tired, and do not mean to dance any more.
In due course one of the more dashing of the young men remarked that if they wanted to dance they'd better begin.
Miss Vinrace," Arthur answered for her, "has just made a confession; she'd no idea that dances could be so delightful.
In the ever-changing figures of the dance the man found himself now with the girl's hand in his and again with an arm about the lithe body that the jeweled harness but inadequately covered, and the girl, though she had danced a thousand dances in the past, realized for the first time the personal contact of a man's arm against her naked flesh.
We have had to go through all sorts of nameless things," she added, shivering slightly, "and tonight we dance at Devenham House.
For the moment, the dance which is in progress is a quadrille.
I 'm going to begin with a redowa, because the girls like it, and it 's better fun than square dances.
I don't dance when it's possible not to dance," she said.
They strolled about among the booths where peanuts were grinding and popcorn was roasting in preparation for the day, and went on and inspected the dance floor of the pavilion.
But there was no reason why every one should not dance.
The half of them dance to the tambourine; some go below; some sleep or lie among the coils of rigging.