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snake charmer

an entertainer, esp in Asia, who charms or appears to charm snakes by playing music and by rhythmic body movements
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School authorities said they would wait for the snakes to go back to their old home instead of asking snake charmers to catch them.
Shambhu Kumar, the caller said, "The snake charmers were entertaining some children by displaying the snakes and asking for money.
I loved the smell of aged leather on camel saddles and bought a pair of the pointy toed yellow shoes favored by the snake charmers.
We have hired snake charmers from other districts but they are not able to catch the snakes for the past three days," he said.
The show began with a busy street, filled with honking cars and this visual was later followed by images of decorated elephants and snake charmers.
Each year, an estimated one million pilgrims visit Varanasi, where snake charmers are still found on its chaotic streets.
Meanwhile dozens of snake charmers who specialize in netting snakes and like have arrived here in Naseerabad and Jafferabad to net these venomous adversaries.
By the 1970s, ghost trains and fun houses had replaced the freak shows and snake charmers.
Snake charmers, clowns, lions & tigers & bears; da circus comes 2 town in 60 rare historic pix.
The chef explores the alleyways of the old Medina as well as the cafes of the exotic Djemaa el Fna square as he avoids snake charmers while seeking out the street food of the city, including slow-roasted lamb in cumin and prune and beef tagine.
He dodges snake charmers to try out street food like slow-roasted lamb in cumin and prune and beef tagines.
First up, Jamie visits Marrakech in Morocco, where he dodges snake charmers to try slow-roasted lamb in cumin; prune and beef tagine; and almond and rosewater cakes.