Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gushic Neuk

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GUSHIC NEUK (R4x48) 4C set H and D Bracewell 25 Dances for 25yrs

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides
9-16 1s cross down to dance reflection reels on own sides ending in original positions
17-24 1s dance down the middle and back, ending in 2nd place in middle BtoB facing own sides
25-32 1s dance Double Triangles and end facing out own sides
33-40 1s cast down behind 3s, cross RH, cast down to 4th place and cross LH
41-48 2s+3s also 4s+1s dance RH across and LH back

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

Dance Information

"Neuk" is Scots for "corner", often used to describe a triangular section at the corner of an irregularly-shaped field.

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