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The Scottish Man Of War

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THE SCOTTISH MAN OF WAR (J32) Round The Room Sheila Gradon Beyond the Black Stump
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 All circle 4H round and back
9-16 Men turn RH and turn LH
17-24 Ladies turn RH and turn LH
25-32 All advance for 8 steps with clockwise couple first making an arch then dancing under an arch made by the next couple and repeat passing 4 couples

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Also see the dance British Man O' War.

Scottish Man Of War
Scottish Man Of War
A Depiction Of The Yellow Carvel In H E Marshall's Children's History Book 'Scotland's Story', Published In 1906

Image copyright J R Skelton (Scanned from H E Marshall, Scotland's Story, 1906) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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