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The Argyll Ludging

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THE ARGYLL LUDGING (S8x32) 3C (4C set) A Shearer RSCDS Book 36

1- 8 1s+2s set and circle 4H round to left, 1M+2M also 1L+2L turn 2H to end in centre BtoB with partner (facing out on own sides between 3s)
9-16 1M+2M+3M dance LH across while 1L+2L+3L dance RH across, on meeting partners 1s in prom hold followed by 2s+3s dance up to top, 1s (both) cast on Men's side and turn LH to end 1M in 2nd place and 1L in 3rd place on Men's side, 2s cast on Ladies' side turn RH to end in 2M in 2nd place and 2L in 3rd place, 3s dance to top and turn RH to end in centre facing down (Lady on Man's right)
17-24 3s set to dancers in 2nd place while dancers in 3rd place set to each other, all turn 2H and open out to circle 6H round to left ½ way
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ Ladies' Chain, 2s+1s+3s turn 2H with 1s turning 1½ times to end in 2nd place own sides

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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