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Lauderdale Lads

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LAUDERDALE LADS (R8x32) 2C (4C set) John M Duthie 8 SCDs

1- 8 1s turn 1½ RH, 1M+2M turns 1½ LH into centre BtoB facing 2s (facing own partners) for reel of 4 across
9-16 1s+2s dance full reel of 4 ending with Men holding LH in centre with partners on RH
17-24 1s+2s Balance-in-Line, ½ turn partners RH, Balance-in-Line and turn to end with couples on sides with Ladies on partners right (2s on Ladies' side)
25-32 1s with nearer hands joined lead down middle followed by 2s, cross (Ladies dancing under Men's right arm) and 2s lead back to top

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

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Lauderdale is a small valley in the border country between Scotland and England.

Looking East From Near Middle Blainslie On The Scottish Border

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