eightsome reel


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eightsome reel

a Scottish dance for eight people
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"I'll reserve judgement," said one clan member I spoke to, "until I've seen her do an eightsome reel." See what I mean about not being impressed easily?
Ebbs considers a disagreement among a group of dancers over how to dance the eightsome reel. The dancers cannot agree on a unique description of it, but reach agreement by comparing performances of it.
Four goals in the last 15 minutes saw Buckie Thistle deluge hosts Keith with an eightsome reel as the Jags romped to their biggest-ever Kynoch Park league win.
Banking three points from all of those is a tough task and William Hill and Ladbrokes go 16-1 they'll do the eightsome reel.
The 'Eightsome Reel' is a fusion of opposites: the elegant quadrille with its French roots and the energetic reel native to Scotland.
There would be entertainment also: mermaids, the eightsome reel performed by a troupe of old lobsters who danced to the music of flounders.
I was especially reminded of him when, at a party up the Breamish Valley, a comely lady persuaded me into an eightsome reel (she had a professional wrist lock on me at the time) and while we were prancing and "heughing" about, she felled me with a step-over toe hold and nearly broke my leg.
The new slimline Monty slumped to a sorry 75, effectively kissing goodbye to his hopes of a golfing Eightsome Reel.
14 Less than two years ago, she danced an Eightsome Reel.
Even in recent years, hosts have been at their wits' end to find enough dancing partners as she entered with gusto into the Dashing White Sergeant and the Eightsome Reel and those around her sank exhausted into the nearest chairs.
Away from the action at the ringsides - where 1,101 cattle, 2,128 sheep and more than 2,200 horses competed for a share of PS170,000 in prize money and 280 trophies - entertainment highlights included a highly praised celebration of Clydesdale horses, and 300 dancers performing an eightsome reel in the main ring.