sword dance

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for sword dance

any of various dances by men who step nimbly over swords or flourish them in the air

References in periodicals archive ?
The report further shared that Prince Harry was handed a sword and a small shield as he tried to perform the sword dance called "Razha" with a 60-year-old man named Mohammed Moussa.
Yesterday an appreciative audience watched the Newcastle Kingsmen sword dance troupe.
Hundreds of men in white robes performed a traditional Bedouin sword dance on sp ecial carpets laid out at Riyadh airport as part of the ceremonies to mark the king's return.
This is less of a problem with Rapper dancing, a highly-energetic sword dance performed by five people.
Closer up the pedigree is the high-class Japanese sire El Condor Pasa and Sword Dance, a useful sire in the US.
In the sword dance, they jump high into the air, whacking their swords against each other's until sparks fly, and then come crashing down on their knees.
5) The city of Korcula has two groups that perform a traditional moreska, a mock-combat sword dance in which two sides, variously identified as Whites and Blacks, Christians and Moors, or Turks and Moors, clash swords over the fate of a veiled young woman.
Chi Chi Rodriguez wound up doing his famous putter-sheathing sword dance on the 190-yard, par-3 third hole after a mere par, and with good reason.
Later, Megan said the Queen had asked her if she had taken part in any dancing competitions and congratulated her on a second place in the sword dance.
George " Sword Dance " folk plays, and on the other in the elaborate court entertainments that make their first appearance in the early years of the 16th century, during the reign of Henry VIII.
Festivities include a Chinese Lion Dance, Chinese Ribbon Dance, Chinese Ching Palace Dance, Korean Drum Dance, Korean Sword Dance, Korean Fan Dance and Korean Puppet Dance--
The celebratory day kicked off with a traditional Qatari sword dance followed by local song and poem readings, together with personalised speeches presented by the student body.
The same country whose leaders stood in a sword dance with Trump to celebrate the arms deal worth hundreds of billion dollars," Khoshrou said on Sunday.
Even here there are some eccentricities--for example, the entry under Maltby describes nineteenth-century plough bullocks and nearby sword dancers in 1929, but also has a picture of a revived sword dance team taken in 2015.
Photo by Rebecca English / Daily Mail Click here to see more pictures Prince Harry will have the opportunity to view local arts and crafts at a souq outside the gates of the Fort, before being greeted with a traditional sword dance inside the Fort's courtyard.