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The Mairrit Man's Favourite

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THE MAIRRIT MAN'S FAVOURITE (R8x32) 2C (4C set) RSCDS Book 24

1- 8 1M+2M also 1L+2L set to each other on sides and change places RH, repeat Fig giving LH back to places
9-16 1s lead down for 3 steps and back to top, cross and cast to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s dance ½ R&L and dance ½ Ladies' Chain
25-32 2s+1s dance ½ Men's Chain (2s in 1st place and 1s in 2nd place opposite sides) and end turn partners RH to places (1s turn 1½ times)

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


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"Mairrit", is Scots for "Married".

This Mairrit Man's Favourite
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