Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Line Across

A Line across in a Longwise set, this refers to a line, Across The set, which is at right angles to the Side lines and which usually joins the Original Places of one of the Scottish Country Dance Couples.

For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Line across, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Braes Of Mellinish
Duff's House
Founder's Jig
Frog In The Middle
Lady Louisa MacDonald's Strathspey
Meg Merrilees
Miss Chirsty Stewart
On Tour
Somerled Square
Sprig Of Heather

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