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Dance of Death

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An allegorical representation in a dramatic or pictorial form of Death, figuring, originally as a skeleton, and performing his part as a chief actor all through the drama of life, and often amid the gayest scenes of it; a succession of woodcuts by Holbein in representation of this dance is well known.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Dance of Death'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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