A Clean Sweep
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
A CLEAN SWEEP
(S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Stoneywood Collection 1
1- 8 1s+2s set, 1M+2L change places RH, 1L+2M change places LH and 2s+1s cross RH
9-16 1s cross down between 3s and cast up to 2nd place, cross up between 2s and cast to 2nd places
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s in and down to start)
25-32 2s+1s+3s set and circle 6H round to left
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
A Clean Sweep can mean;
- A decisive or overwhelming victory, especially one in which all or almost all possible contests or battles were won.
- The winning, by a person or team, of all the possible possible prizes, games, rounds or contests, etc in a competition, season or series.
- A thorough change of policies, personnel or things, removing or replacing all or almost all of what was there previously.
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