Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tarry A While

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TARRY A WHILE (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Book of Graded SCDs

1- 8 1M+2L turn RH and LH
9-16 1L+2M turn RH and LH to end in a diagonal line holding partners RH
17-24 Balance-in-Line twice, 1L+2M turn LH
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 2 1

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

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Tarry A While is a common expression meaning to remain or stay somewhere for longer than expected or for longer than you should.

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