eightsome


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eightsome

(ˈeɪtsəm)
n
1. a group of eight people
2. dancing an eightsome reel
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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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"I look at what they're talking about and it's almost an eightsome reel.
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)
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.
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Tourists are more than welcome, and we witnessed some Japanese women having a ball with the Eightsome Reel.
Rosemary Coupe's study offers not only a detailed history of the development of the 'Eightsome Reel', from the nineteenth century through to its place in films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, but also a valuable case study in the invention of traditions.
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.