clog dance

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clog dance

n.
A dance performed while wearing clogs and characterized by heavy stamping steps.

clog dancer n.

clog′ dance`


n.
a dance in which clogs or heavy shoes are worn for hammering out the lively rhythm.
[1880–85]
clog′ danc`er, n.
clog′ danc`ing, n.

clog dance

A kind of solo step dance performed with clogs to accentuate the rhythm. Originally a French peasant dance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clog dance - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden solesclog dance - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
tap dance, tap dancing - a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
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Clog dancers at Rothbury Traditional Music Festival, 1980
Also that day there was a procession through the town to mark the culmination of Dutch Week, which had also featured clog dancers and the sailing of a special clog-shaped boat on the River Severn.
Wales's very own king of clog dancers, Huw Williams, winner of dancing crowns at Wales's National Eisteddfod and at Llangollen Eisteddfod, will be among those running dance workshops at the festival and he will also be a judge for the dance competitions.
Also appearing were a Scottish piper and Ted Cavanagh's World Champion Clog Dancers.
In the genealogy show, viewers learn Harry liked to throw all-night parties and was so keen to meet good clog dancers he left his "one-horse town" and travelled to Sydney and advertised for people to compete with him.
"A lot of our folk fans will have seen clog dancers but maybe not as much hip-hop and it's brought in new non-folk audiences who have found that clog dancing isn't boring.
Straw, a Labour Parliamentary candidate, copped it for being snapped with blacked-up members of the Britannia Coconutters, a troupe of Lancastrian clog dancers who perform every Easter.
She described it as "a true labour of love" and this was evident throughout the evening as Matthews and her excellent band, alongside fellow musicians, ballet and clog dancers, took us on a journey of 30,000 years.
This year is no exception - there'll be music and dance from companies as diverse as precision clog dancers from the USA to Indonesia to Taiwan.
Staff - who were dressed as Lewis Carroll's most famous characters, including Alice, the Queen of Hearts, and the White Rabbit - had transformed the children's unit at the hospice on Regent's Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle, into a wonderland complete with a magician, face painter, clog dancers, group of musicians and arts and crafts stall, courtesy of staff from Seven Stories, the national centre for children's books in the Ouseburn.
Troupes of morris dancers and clog dancers are set to make an appearance and Coventry Mummers will be acting, singing and dancing their way around the pubs, while live music includes a set from the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain.