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The Horologist

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THE HOROLOGIST (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Rona McLeod West Lothian 70th Book

1- 8 1s lead down the middle, back to top and cast to 2nd place
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) giving LSh to 1st corner (position), 1s dance LH across with same couples and end 2nd place opposite side
17-24 1s dance down between 3s and cast back to 2nd place while 3s set and cross RH, 1s cross up and cast to 2nd place own side while 2s set and cross RH
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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This jig, The Horologist, was dedicated to the deviser's father, Dave McCleod, who spent many hours happily attending to clocks and watches.

Horology is the art or science of measuring time. People interested in horology are called horologists.

A Horologist
A Horologist

Published in The Horologist by Rona McLeod, published in the West Lothian 70 Book (for dances devised by members of West Lothian branch to celebrate their 70th Anniversary in 2006).
Dance information licensed under this Creative Commons Licence 3.0.
Text from this original Horologist article on Wikipedia.
Image copyright Elgin National Watch Company and modifications by Wayne Schlitt.

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