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Synonyms for eightsome

eight people considered as a unit


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a Scottish reel for eight dancers

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The Eightsome Reel' Sets of four couples, arranged in a square formation, each woman on her partner's right.
An awesome eightsome will graduate from the University of Teesside later this year.
There would be entertainment also: mermaids, the eightsome reel performed by a troupe of old lobsters who danced to the music of flounders.
In fact the real damage to my knee was done during an eightsome reel, when a bonny, but very braw, lassie got me in a step-over-toe-hold, brought me crashing to the floor and got instant submission.
There are lots of ways to come out on top and the league leaders have demonstrated just about every one of them in their eightsome reel which has given the league table such a refreshing new look.
She was filmed on Derby Day in the Royal Box at Epsom taking part in a private family sweepstake organised by the Queen, and was shown dancing an eightsome reel with the Queen and the Prince of Wales at the annual Gillies Ball at Balmoral.
The new slimline Monty slumped to a sorry 75, effectively kissing goodbye to his hopes of a golfing 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.
There are lots of ways to come out on top and the leaders have demonstrated just about every one in their eightsome reel that has given the league table such a refreshing new look.
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.
Better than that on home form, and race likely to be run to suit today with Eightsome a front-runner.
His spectacular hole-in-one at the 174-yard 14th yesterday was a timely way of reminding Clarke, Westwood and the rest of the field that he still has an outside chance of a magnificent eightsome reel.
Endless tapes of Andy Stewart, eightsome reels, and finally a trip to the orthopaedic ward after a collision during Auld Lang Syne better than anything you'll ever see on Police Camera Action.
What about The Eightsome Reel (which requires five more bodies than one of Tommy's other old favourites)?