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whist drive

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(Card Games) a social gathering where whist is played; the winners of each hand move to different tables to play the losers of the previous hand
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Noun1.whist drive - a progressive whist party
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
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whist drive

nWhistrunde fmit wechselnden Parteien

whist drive

ntorneo di whist
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This, along with the whist drives in the hut, helped to create a village atmosphere and the locals affectionately called the area 'The Gardens'.
Over the years Jean has organised or taken part in many collections and events such as fashion shows, dog shows, coffee morning and evenings, film shows, jumble sales, pie and pea evenings, whist drives, grand draws, raffles and charity stalls.
And the cash will help Dunsden Village Hall reach its PS400,000 target for repairs and improvements so locals can enjoy events like barn dances, whist drives and bingo.
The original cash was raised through dances, whist drives, cash collection points and the purchase of Government Savings Bonds.
The report said: "So far as the police could make out, the club was used for the purpose of conducting progressive whist drives.
These have included whist drives, jumble sales, dances, plays, socials, parish meetings, vestry meetings, sales of work, flower shows and Christmas parties.
But she was glad to be hidden away here now; she didn't much care about their smart address, but she could stay away from the whist drives and parties and shows, and wait for the empty feeling inside her to recede.
Oh, and that they rarely attend local whist drives.
How would they fare in the whist drives that end every out quote to go in please night, before the week reaches its climax on the Saturday, when all the hotel's guests are invited to join a muscular version of pass the parcel.
WHIST drives, art classes and yoga used to be as racy as things got at the village hall in sleepy Waters Upton.
The hall in Waters Upton, Shropshire is normally used for genteel whist drives and art classes.