Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Centre Line

The Up and down line halfway between the Men's and the Ladies' Side lines in a Longwise set is called the Centre line in Scottish Country Dancing.

It is also used in a Circular set for the Up and down line halfway between the Top man and the Top lady.

For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Centre line, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
De'il Amang The Tailors
Hazel Tree
James Gray
Jim's Haberdashery

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