dance of the seven veils


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dance of the seven veils

A sexy or provocative dance, possibly a striptease. The phrase alludes to a dance performed by Herodias's daughter in the New Testament. A: "And you had sex with her? B: "She was irresistible! She did some kind of dance of the seven veils, and I couldn't focus on anything but her!"
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