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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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Not only have we preserved probably more country dances than many places, but we were also responsible for the eightsome reel in its present form.
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)?
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.
EIGHTSOME 3 REEL Woods parties with his happy host after winning Palmer's event yet again
Would that eightsome reel inside high-tension Ibrox?
14 Less than two years ago, she danced an Eightsome Reel.
700-1 Seven up at Fontwell 3000-1 Eightsome reel at Wolves A great headery GARRY OWEN had the bookies reaching for their boxes of Kleenex two weeks ago when he knocked seven bells out of them with a magnificent 700-1 accumulator at Fontwell.
And sorry East Stirling were left so shocked by the eightsome reel they could have done with Deuchar's medical skills to restore their senses.
Last September, this same 98-year-old danced eightsome reels, albeit sedately, in the drawing room at Birkhall, her home on the Balmoral estate.
Cameron did not mention the Union or Scotland in his speech, but the polls show that from the banks of Tyne to Sullom Voe there will not be enough Tory MPs to form an eightsome reel.