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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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Many regional variations of the 'Eightsome Reel' are found in Scotland today, with different versions in Shetland, Orkney, the Hebrides, Sutherland, and many other areas.
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.
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.
GARY WEIR could hardly believe his incredible eightsome was real - after smashing a record set by his team-mate's grandad.
And members are loving learning how to Strip The Willow and try out an Eightsome Reel.
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.
Hat-tricks from Craig Morrison and his cousin Kevin Bartlett set up the eightsome reel with Jamie Mackintosh and Ryan Mackay also netting after Stuart Callison had fired the visitors ahead.
Among the more obscure choices, the magazine urges the Facebook generation to "ride a horse to jackaroo standard" and "dance the eightsome reel".
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.
Ally Nixon, who scored in the first minute, and Duncan Matheson completed Shiel's spectacular eightsome reel.