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Ruby Strathspey (Moore)

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RUBY STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) J Moore 40th Anniv BK

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, 1L dances up between 2s and casts round 1st corner while 1M dances down between 3s and casts up round 1st corner
9-12 1s with 1st corners (prom hold Lady on left) dance round clockwise to change places while 2nd corners Adv+Ret
13-16 1s turn RH and end in prom hold with 2nd corners (Lady on left) while corners set
17-20 1s+2nd corners dance round clockwise to change places while 1st corners Adv+Ret
21-24 1s turn RH to end facing down in 2nd place (in middle) while corners set
25-32 1s cross down into ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides with 2s+3s and all turn partners RH 1½ times

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

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A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red.
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