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whist drive

a social gathering where whist is played; the winners of each hand move to different tables to play the losers of the previous hand
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She worked in a hotel, she was temporarily a postwoman, she raised a family, she always used to organise whist drives in the Cornish village where we lived to raise funds for the troops coming home from the war.
One villager said: "Maybe someone was listening in to whist drives.
They're not prepared to live a demure life in their autumn years, nor do they want to be restricted to meeting men through dating agencies, lonely hearts columns, whist drives or tea dances.
So long as I steer well clear of whist drives and British Gas.
As can be seen from the summary of income and expenditure, money was raised by subscriptions, raffles and whist drives.
There were whist drives twice a week and this was also very popular.
It isn't used for whist drives, dances, drama, plays that has all gone," says Mr Pringle.
It believes the hall should be used for whist drives and yoga, not hanky panky and spanking.
They told us all about the social life at Stoneleigh Court and the different parties they have in the communal lounge, along with whist drives and lunches out at local hotels.
What an irresistible prospect I'm going to be at the over 60s whist drives.
A variety of social events are also held throughout the year: meals out, walks, cinema visits, card bingo, whist drives, theatre trips.
That doesn't mean she stayed at home baking cakes and organising whist drives.