grand chain

grand chain

n
(Dancing) a figure in formation dances, such as the lancers and Scottish reels, in which couples split up and move around in a circle in opposite directions, passing all other dancers until reaching their original partners
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Then the discreet automaton who had surveyed his ground, played a blossomless tuneless 'set,' and sixteen disciples of Podsnappery went through the figures of - 1, Getting up at eight and shaving close at a quarter past - 2, Breakfasting at nine - 3, Going to the City at ten - 4, Coming home at half-past five - 5, Dining at seven, and the grand chain.
And now, the grand chain riveted to the last link, the discreet automaton ceased, and the sixteen, two and two, took a walk among the furniture.
* Angela and Nathaniel Morehead of Grand Chain, a daughter, Christina
Louis[/tab] [tab] Carroll, Megan, Lawrence, KS Cates, Catherine Elizabeth, Brookville, IN Chambers, Lynne, Grand Chain, IL Chen, Jasmine, Chesterfield Cheney, Philip, Joplin Cigainero, Jonathan Craig, Fayetteville, AR Coleman, Kimberly, Troy Collins, Alison, Lawrence, KS Cooling, James William Joseph, Kansas City Crawford, Justin Lynn, Neosho Cunningham, James Caleb, Camdenton [/tab] [tab]
Many years later, Twain recalled the submerged terrors of the Grand Chain with dread.
One Grand Chain. The History of Anaesthesia in Australia 1846-1962.
"Provided the retailer manages to get sufficient quantities of a commodity from the other Gulf markets, it will be significantly lower than what he would be paying his distributor in the UAE for the same," said Anwar Ameen, managing director of Regency Group, which operates the Grand chain of supermarkets in the Gulf.
Common variant: bars 25-40, complete grand chain in 8 bars, then swing partner for 8 bars.
The man from Grand Chain, Illinois, who created the summer ice cream treat more than 20 years ago is looking for ways to revitalize his company, which has fallen on hard times in the current recession.
Anwer Ameen managing director at Regency Group which operates the Grand chain of supermarkets, said a more direct approach vis-Ea-vis the suppliers should be considered.
* Kaylee and Brandon Davis of Grand Chain, a son, Bodie

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