apache dance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n apache dance a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)
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Usage

In literature:

I'm going to do a little cow punchin' for a man in Apache County and go on to the Dance.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
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In news:

A vintage figural flask , titled "The Apache Dance," made in Germany by Schafer and Vater in the early 20th century.
View full size The flask , whose figures are performing the Apache dance, is one of many novelty ceramics that were made in the early 1900s by the German porcelain firm of Schafer and Vater.
The Zane Grey Twirlers are sponsoring the 30th annual Square and Round Dance Festival June 11 and 12 at the Tonto Apache Recreation Center.
Apache crown dancers from the Mescalero Apache tribe dance for the crowd Saturday afternoon during the 32nd annual Alamo Indian Days Celebration in Alamo , N.M.
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