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Cauld Kail

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CAULD KAIL (M-8x(S16+R16)) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 9

Strathspey
1- 8 1s+2s RH across and LH across back to place
9-16 1s set, cast 1 place and R&L with 2s (one step to each hand)

Reel
17-24 1L dances a Fig of 8 round 2M+3M while 1M dances round 3L+2L, start by giving RSh to 1st corner and ending facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with a clap and petronella turn to 2nd place

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


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Cauld Kail means cold Broth or cold soup.

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