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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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Whist drives are held every Monday (except the first in each month) at 7.30pm in the Sutton Bonington Village Hall.
Notice was given of the Federation Whist Drive in the Albert Hall, Stirling, on Wednesday, February 13 at 1pm.
The court heard that Tyler, a WRVS worker in Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, had been driving her friend Margaret Thomas in a Vauxhall Astra to the Marianglas whist drive when the accident happened on the A5025 at 6.30pm.
This will be followed on Tuesday with a whist drive at 2pm.
Whist Drive, completing a double for jockey Marcus Foley, was most game in outstaying his rivals in the novices' hurdle, having looked a forlorn hope down the back straight before his rivals started to toil.
Hilda Hames, of Stafford House, Ketley, on her way home from a whist drive with friends, said it was like "a big ice cream cornet on fire." It was orange and yellow, seemed to be very low, and was frightening.
29 Soup lunches for Christian Aid, St John's Church Hall, Dumfries, 12.00-1.30pm 29Twingo Bingo Friday at Summerhill Community Centre, eyes down 7.30pm 29Thistle Dance School whist drive, Catherinefield sheltered housing complex, 7.30pm 29 Dumfries MaleVoice Choir annual concert, Baptist Church Hall, Gillbrae Road, 7pm 30 DDMFA Accordion and Fiddle Festival, Dumfries Academy.
WHIST DRIVE. Sutton Bonington Bowls Club held their whist Drive on Monday, November 12, at 7.30 in the Village Hall.
Whist drive The monthly Wee Whist is in the Reading Room on Wednesday, April 11, at 7.30pm.
My love of minty chocolate comes from way back in my childhood in Dewsbury when, as a little boy, I was tasked with keeping the little glass jars of sweets fully-stocked at our neighbours' annual Boxing Day whist drive.
The women organised a whist drive and dance where Annie was presented with a dummy shell as a souvenir of her war work, which is now in the Dorman Museum collection.
"It started when I dropped my mother off at a whist drive, went to the pub, and saw a miniature Tia Maria.