dancing dervish


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dancing dervish

[¦dan·siŋ ′dər·vish]
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Some writers object to Scott's dancing dervish, hen-on-hot bricks tactics when the enemy are approaching, but there are those who see method in his seeming madness, holding that nothing flurries an attack more than a really animated opposition 'keeper.
Motivator walks down far more relaxed than the dancing dervish of the early spring, and once he swings up to lead horse Magic Sting in the gallop, his slightly round action freewheels in hardly impressive fashion.
Dettori rode Balding's Dancing Dervish into second place in Division Two of the Privy Councillor Maiden Stakes in which Stanott gave Luca Cumani his first victory of the season and completed a 20-1 double for Royston Ffrench following the earlier victory of The Fugative.