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dancers

Colloquial term for stairs.
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The orchestra plunged into dance music and the laces of the dancer fluttered and flew in the glare of gas jets.
You're a dream of a dancer," Billy Roberts was saying.
A single turn proved to them that their methods were incompatible; instead of fitting into each other their bones seemed to jut out in angles making smooth turning an impossibility, and cutting, moreover, into the circular progress of the other dancers.
And Natasha rose and went out of the room on tiptoe, like a ballet dancer, but smiling as only happy girls of fifteen can smile.
In these three dances the dancers furnish their own music, which never varies; nor do the steps or figures vary, having been handed down from time immemorial.
The dancers scattered to the chairs along the walls.
The only two who did not stir from their places were the Tin-soldier and the little Dancer.
2 officials advanced, who recognized the black dancer, and horror and terror spread in the saloon, as they said who the supposed knight was.
Among the thousands of visages which that light tinged with scarlet, there was one which seemed, even more than all the others, absorbed in contemplation of the dancer.
There was also a widow, who became glowing hot, but I left her standing till she got black again; there was also the first opera dancer, she gave me that cut which I now go with, she was so ferocious
I was in love with the heroine, the lovely dancer whose 'cachucha' turned my head, along with that of the cardinal, but whose name even I have forgotten, and I went about with the thought of her burning in my heart, as if she had been a real person.
Marie Taglioni, a dancer, became Comtesse Gilbert des Voisins.