Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Laird O' Thrums

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LAIRD O'THRUMS (S4x32) 4C set Hugh Foss Glendarroch Sh 48

1- 8 All set, 1s and 3s cross down 1 place while 2s and 4s cast up, all set, 2s and 4s cross down while 1s and 3s cast up
9-16 1s and 3s cross RH, change place LH on side with 2s/4s, 1s turn RH as 2s and 4s cross RH as 3s ½ turn RH, 1s cast to 4th place as 3s cross up to 2nd place
17-24 1s set, cross up, cast up behind 3s and cross up
25-32 2s+3s+4s Adv+Ret for 1 step twice while 1s dance down behind 2s in front of 3s and behind 4s to 4th place and all dance DoSiDo round partner

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

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