Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Vagabond Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

VAGABOND JIG (J4x32) 4C set W. Ernst Eder Martello Tower 5

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 All advance for 2 steps and retire, all dance DoSiDo
17-24 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s+3s dance ½ R&L
25-32 1s+4s dance ½ R&L, All turn partners RH 1½ times back to own sides

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

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A vagabond is a person, often in poverty, who wanders from place to place without a home, regular employment or income and usually lives by begging.

Russel-Morgan Print Of A Vagabond Smoking Cigar With Cane Over Arm, c. 1899

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