Left Hands Across HalfwayIn Left hands across halfway 3, 4 or more dancers join left hands in the centre to form a Star, Face anticlockwise and Dance round with a Travelling Step, normally for 2 bars and normally Finishing diagonally opposite the Place in which they started the Figure.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Left hands across halfway, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Kenmure's On And Awa'
MacLeod Of Tobermory
Tribute To The Ladies
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Additional search terms: ½ LH across, LH across ½ way.