Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Turn Halfway

In Scottish Country Dancing Turn halfway means that the dancers Exchange positions and Finish Facing each other; it is a synonym for one of the meanings of Cross.
Unless qualified, it means By the right.
Here are examples of those Scottish Country Dances for which we have instructions on this site and in which the term, Turn halfway, either appears explicitly or is implied; note that for a common term these will be a small selection; for a rare term, these may be all that exist:

Above The Clouds
Dancers' Wedding
Deuks Dang Ower My Daddie
Dophei Strathspey
Jig For Ann
Lost In Edinburgh
Miss Allie Anderson
Mrs Stuart Linnell
Old Spedling Castle's Ghost's Dance

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