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.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Turn halfway, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Above The Clouds
Dancers' Wedding
Deuks Dang Ower My Daddie
Dophei Strathspey
Hana Strathspey
Jig For Ann
Lost In Edinburgh
Miss Allie Anderson
Mrs Stuart Linnell
Old Spedling Castle's Ghost's Dance

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Additional search terms: ½ Turn (MiniCrib).