scalp dance

noun

Definition of scalp dance

: an American Indian victory dance often by women around a pole with enemy scalps or with scalp-surmounted sticks in hand

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“Scalp dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scalp%20dance. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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