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    banshee

    Hi

    What does it mean to "dance like a banshee"? Maybe dance very vigorously?

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    Re: banshee

    You wail like a banshee.

    A banshee doesn't dance.

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    #3

    Re: banshee

    But I think the OP's guess was right, in that the writer probabky meant 'dance in an abandoned way'.

    b

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