Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ruffian's Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RUFFIAN'S RANT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) MMM 1

1- 8 1L+2L+3L circle 3H round to left, 1M+2M+3M circle 3H round to left
9-16 1s cast to 3rd place, cast back to top and turn 2H
17-24 1s cast 1 place, lead down between 3s and cast to 2nd places
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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A ruffian is a scoundrel, rascal or unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person.

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