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Green Grow The Rashes

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GREEN GROW THE RASHES (John Black's Daughter) (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Johnson c. 1778 RSCDS Book 12

1- 8 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on own sides (1s+2s pass RSh)
9-16 1s set, turn 2H, and 1s face 2s. 1s+2s set and 1s turn 2s with 2H 1½ times
17-24 1M+3s circle 3H round to L to end 3s on opposite sides as 1M casts up to 2nd place. 1L+3s circle 3H round to right and end 3s own sides as 1L casts up to 2nd place. 213
25-32 1s set, dance up to top, cast to 2nd place and turn 2H once round
Note: Bars 17-20 circle breaks to allow 3M to dance to 3L's place while 1M+3L continue to dance round. End 1M in 2M's place, 3L in 3M's place. Bars 21-24 danced similarly.

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

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