eightsome


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eightsome

(ˈeɪtsəm)
n
1. a group of eight people
2. dancing an eightsome reel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eightsome - eight people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
2.eightsome - a Scottish reel for eight dancers
Scottish reel, reel - a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
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Eightsome reel The winning band - James Armstrong (S1); Murray O'May (S2); Ross Stevenson (S5); James Forrest (S4); Calum MacMillan (S6); Andrew Spence (S3); Kathryn Forrest (S4) and Luke Nisbet (S2)
EIGHTSOME REELING Henry hit the skids at the par five 12th in Stockholm
Banking three points from all of those is a tough task and William Hill and Ladbrokes go 16-1 they'll do the eightsome reel.
t sev it eight Tiger has won at Bay Hill seven times and is 3-1 to make it eight, his first eightsome since his fall from grace.
Isaac Milburn and David Robson are looking to add to the three titles already to their names with David Berry, Joe McKenzie and Joseph Burnside competing the eightsome reel.
The idea that it is life-enhancing to be able to entertain small children with magic tricks or ponce about dancing an eightsome reel demands an almost celestial alignment of circumstances.
Dance the eightsome reel, waltz to Strauss and bop to Lady Gaga 12.
Tourists are more than welcome, and we witnessed some Japanese women having a ball with the Eightsome Reel.
Folkestone is not my favourite track, lacking atmosphere, attracting barely enough racegoers for an eightsome reel, having sharp corners, a short run-in and miserable prize-money; factors that just might have been deemed assets had my lift worked and my horse won.
Highest weight in Arthur's eightsome reel was 78-15-0 and his run came to a halt when a 43lb bag fell 15 ounces shy of the winning total but TBF bailiff Graham Young is confident he will soon bounce back.
She was filmed on Derby Day in the Royal Box at Epsom taking part in a private family sweepstake organised by the Queen, and shown dancing an eightsome reel with the Queen and the Prince of Wales at the annual Gillies Ball at Balmoral.
I'll reserve judgement," said one clan member I spoke to, "until I've seen her do an eightsome reel.