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Square Dance Calls authored by Gus Greene

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  1. All Eight Left Zip The Top
  2. All Eight Rattle The Top
  3. All Eight Zip The Top
  4. All Eight Zip The Top And A Quarter More
  5. All Whiplash
  6. Bam
  7. Burn, Blister and Peel
  8. Cast A Net From A Wave
  9. Cast A Shadow From Columns
  10. Cast The Top
  11. Cirfantag
  12. Cirfantag The Relay
  13. Climb The Wall
  14. Climb The Wall In, Out, Right, Left
  15. Clover Cross By
  16. Crazy Flutter Circulate
  17. Cross Climb The Wall
  18. Cross Half Zoom
  19. Cross Quarter Zoom
  20. Cross Three Quarter Zoom
  21. Cross Wham
  22. Cross Your Neighbor
  23. Cross Zoomroll The Diamond
  24. Dixie Diamond Spin The Windmill
  25. Ease Out
  26. Eclipse
  27. Fan Chain The Line
  28. Fan Chain Thru 1/3; 2/3
  29. Fascinate The Cycle Wheel
  30. Gotchulate
  31. Grand Tag And Cast Back
  32. Grand Teamug Chain
  33. Grand Zip
  34. Grand Zip And A Quarter More
  35. Half Pass (Thru) In/Out/Right/Left
  36. Half Phantom Circulate
  37. Half Spin Chain The Line
  38. Half Wham/Cross Half Wham
  39. Half Zoom
  40. Left Quarter Zip The Top
  41. Left Rattle The Top
  42. Left Reverse The Remake
  43. Left Turn And Right Thru
  44. Left Zip The Top
  45. Partner Zip
  46. Partner Zip And A Quarter More
  47. Phantom The Relay
  48. Powerhouse
  49. Quarter Pass (Thru)
  50. Quarter Zip The Top
  51. Quarter Zoom
  52. Rattle The Top
  53. Rebate
  54. Reverse The Remake
  55. Scoot And Plenty Circulate
  56. Scoot Chain The Boat
  57. Scoot Chain The Mill
  58. Scooteroo The Deucey
  59. Spin Chain The Gear Line
  60. Spin Chain Thru 1/4, 1/2, 3/4
  61. Spin Tag The Deucey Right/Left
  62. Spin The Deal
  63. Spin The Deal And A Quarter More
  64. Swing And Cross To A Line
  65. Tag And Cast Back
  66. Tag And Cast Back In
  67. Tag And Cast Back Right/Left
  68. Tag And Cross Cast Back
  69. Tag Cross By
  70. Taxation
  71. Three Quarter Pass (Thru)
  72. Three Quarter Spin Chain The Line
  73. Three Quarter Tag And Cast Back
  74. Three Quarter Zoom
  75. Track Four
  76. Track Three
  77. Trail Thru 3/4
  78. Triple (Grand) Scooteroo
  79. Wham
  80. Yankee Turn Thru
  81. Zip
  82. Zip And A Quarter More From An Alamo
  83. Zip From An Alamo
  84. Zip The Centers
  85. Zip The Centers And A Quarter More
  86. Zip The Ends
  87. Zip The Ends And A Quarter More
  88. Zip The Rim
  89. Zip The Rim And A Quarter More
  90. Zip The Top
  91. Zoom
  92. Zoom The Diamond
  93. Zoomroll The Diamond

This may not be a complete list of all calls authored by Gus Greene.

 All Eight Left Zip The Top 

Definition:
 

From a squared set: Each Beau moves to the left on the inside halfway around and does a right face U-turn back when in opposite spot. Belles move to the right outside to opposite position to meet partner in promenade position.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 All Eight Rattle The Top 

Definition:
 

From a squared set: Belles star right 3/4 as Beaux promenade outside a quarter to finish in a thar formation.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 All Eight Zip The Top 

Definition:
 

From a squared set: Each Beau moves to the left halfway around the square on the outside and each Belle moves to the right inside halfway around. When the Belles reach the opposite position they do a left face U-turn back to join original partner in a wrong way promenade.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 All Eight Zip The Top And A Quarter More 

Definition:
 

From a squared set: Do an All Eight Zip the Top then individually turn to face each other. NOTE: Can also do an All Eight Left Zip the Top and a Quarter More.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 All Whiplash 

Definition:
 

After the Centers In, all arm turn half and then finish as in Whiplash.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Bam 

Definition:
 

A Partner Trade and then Pass Thru the next dancer and face as directed. (The Bammer passes thru the next dancer even if he or she is not another Bammer). NOTE: Bam is nearly identical to Trade And Pass.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Burn, Blister and Peel 

Definition:
 

Gimmick Call. Burn means Partner Trade; Blister means Wheel and Deal; Peel means Peel Off.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cast A Net From A Wave 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: All circulate once and a half. Those who were facing out are now situated at right angles to the wave in the center which consists of the dancers who were facing in in the original waves. The couples on the outside will arm turn half and then spread. The end dancers in the center wave move ahead to the end of a long line. The center two in the wave turn half and walk in a loop behind the nearest outside dancer and then step in between the outside dancers next to that nearest dancer. Finishes in a line of eight with couples alternately facing.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cast A Shadow From Columns 

Definition:
 

From columns: Lead dancer in each column rolls back and walks by one position to arm turn the next 3/4 and spread. Trailing dancer of the lead pair follows leader and loops out and back in again to take the center wave position adjacent to dancer originally ahead of him (or her) in the column. Trailing dancer in each column steps ahead to arm turn the other trailer one quarter turn by adjacent arms and step forward to vacant center position of new parallel waves. Finishes in parallel waves.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cast The Top 

Definition:
 

From a wave or two faced line: Centers arm turn 3/4 as the ends Cast Back and move up a quarter. A wave finishes as a two faced line and vice versa.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cirfantag 

Definition:
 

Note: The call indicates fractions such as 1/6 - 2/6 - 3/6 - 4/6 - 5/6 and 6/6 (or all the way).

From parallel waves or two faced lines: Ends Circulate once and a half as centers Fan Chain Thru 3/4. Finishes in a six hand wave with lonesome two facing in circulate direction and standing at the midpoint of the wave. The six hand wave then does a Tag the Line as indicated: 1/6--the lead two (in each facing file of three) stop shoulder to shoulder. 2/6--move up until the first and second two are shoulder to shoulder. 3/6--move up until all three are shoulder to shoulder. 4/6--move up until the lead two are clear and the trailing four are shoulder to shoulder etc. until on 6/6 the files of three have passed each other completely.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cirfantag The Relay 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves or two faced lines: Ends Circulate once and a half as the centers Fan Chain Thru 3/4. The six hand wave now does a full Tag the Line Zig Zag Zig and the new ends Circulate once and a half as the lonesome dancers now move up to the end of the six hand wave. In this wave, six arm turn half then the center four arm turn 3/4 as the outsides move up to teh nearest wave ends. Finishes in parallel waves (whether started from waves or two faced lines).

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Climb The Wall 

Definition:
 

From parallel lines: Centers run, new centers Trade, new ends Circulate once and a half. Facing lines finish with a "split" ocean wave between couples facing out. Lines facing out finish with couples facing in and two dancers in a mini wave behind and perpendicular to them. NOTE: Can also be done from parallel waves and two faced lines.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Climb The Wall In, Out, Right, Left 

Definition:
 

Ends Step Thru after they Circulate once and a half to individually turn as per call.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Clover Cross By 

Definition:
 

From trade by formation: Cross clover and Half Square Thru. Finishes in eight chain thru formation.

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Crazy Flutter Circulate 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: All Flutter Wheel, center four Flutter Wheel as ends Circulate twice. All Flutter Wheel, center four Flutter Wheel as ends Circulate twice. Finishes in facing lines.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Climb The Wall 

Definition:
 

Centers Crossrun and Circulate once and a half as the new centers Trade.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Half Zoom 

Definition:
 

Leads or those designated Cross Cast Back.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Quarter Zoom 

Definition:
 

Leads or those designated Partner Tag.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Three Quarter Zoom 

Definition:
 

Leads or those designated Cross Cloverleaf to face.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Wham 

Definition:
 

Leaders or those designated Trail Off and pass the other Whammer.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Your Neighbor 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Those facing in do a "half cross circulate" and arm turn 3/4 with then adjacent arms. Those facing out do as in Follow Your Neighbor--i.e., flip into vacated adjacent spot and roll. Finishes in parallel two-faced lines.

Gus Greene 1969

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Zoomroll The Diamond 

Definition:
 

From twin diamond formation: Centers of each diamond Turn Thru (or Left Turn Thru) with each other then U-turn back and Roll in direction of body flow. Points Diamond Circulate. Finishes in twin facing diamond formation.

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Dixie Diamond Spin The Windmill 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: Dixie Diamond then points (regular) Circulate two positions. Those in the wave Swing Thru and arm turn 3/4. Finishes in parallel two faced lines. NOTE: Same as Dixie Diamond Circulate The Windmill except there's no Diamond Circulate after the Dixie Diamond.

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Ease Out 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves, parallel two faced lines or Three and One lines: Ends facing out Zoomroll (to face out) in the other line while the other dancers Circulate once and then face out. Finishes in completed double pass thru formation.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Eclipse 

Definition:
 

From parallel two-faced lines: Leading ends cast back and single hinge with trailing ends, then these two spread. The leading centers follow the ones beside them in a larger loop to the farther center of a new two faced line that is forming. Meanwhile, the trailing centers "do like a Tag the Line" and step into the remaining center spot of the new two faced line. Eclipse can also be done from Parallel Waves (leading ends cast back, leading centers start to loop out on own side); and from Column formation: First dancer casts back to third dancer; second dancer follows first; first and third single hinge and spread and the second dancer goes to the farthest center; The fourth dancer steps forward, does a "quarter zoom" and steps into the other center of a two-faced line.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Fan Chain The Line 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: Step into a Tidal Wave. Centers of each four hand wave arm turn 3/4 and spread as the centers of the Tidal Wave Trade, then arm turn 3/4 with the one they meet. Finishes in parallel waves.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Fan Chain Thru 1/3; 2/3 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves or two faced lines: Fan Chain Thru 1/3--centers arm turn 3/4. Fan Chain Thru 2/3--centers arm turn 3/4 then the centers of the wave across the center Trade.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Fascinate The Cycle Wheel 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Centers arm turn 3/4. Centers in the wave across the set Trade as the four ends Circulate once and a half. The end dancer (in a Recycle position) takes partner (as in Recycle) to move in a one quarter promenade and face in as a couple. The other end circulator faces in and moves up to the centers into a two faced line which immediately does a Wheel and Deal. Finishes in double pass thru formation.

Gus Greene 1976

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Gotchulate 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves or two-faced lines: Center four Walk and Dodge, ends Circulate (to form Three and One Lines) then Destroy The Line. Finishes in eight chain thru formation.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Grand Tag And Cast Back 

Definition:
 

From any kind of eight person line or wave: Each group of four does a Tag the Line, then the center four Tag the Line. The leader of each file of two now "Cast" Back Right or Left as directed to join hands with the trailing dancer. Finishes in column formation.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Grand Teamug Chain 

Definition:
 

Like a Grand Teacup Chain except girls make the first two stars and men make the last two. Four girls star right 3/4, boys turn them by the left and send them to the left for a right arm turn. Girls in the middle star left once and a quarter. Men turn them by the right and send them to the right for a full turn. Put the men in the middle to star right 3/4, girls turn them by the left and send the boys to the left for a right arm turn. Four boys now star left once and a quarter. Girls catch them by the right, turn by the right and send them to the right. All catch partner left and take the next call.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Grand Zip 

Definition:
 

From column formation: Do a Zip with adjacent dancer. Finishes in a line of eight with original adjacent dancers facing each other.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Grand Zip And A Quarter More 

Definition:
 

From column formation: All Zip with adjacent dancer and then Roll. Finishes in a left or right handed Tidal Wave.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Half Pass (Thru) In/Out/Right/Left 

Definition:
 

From double pass thru formation: As in the second half of Half Tag The Line, lead couples Pass Thru and then stop when shoulder to shoulder with the trailing two (without joining arms unless so directed) then face as indicated.

Gus Greene 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Half Phantom Circulate 

Definition:
 

From a Phantom Circulate formation: Everyone circulates halfway. Finishes in a thar formation.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Half Spin Chain The Line 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: All step into a Tidal Wave and arm turn half. Centers of each four hand wave arm turn 3/4 and spread. Finishes in twin facing diamonds.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Half Wham/Cross Half Wham 

Definition:
 

Execute a Wham or Cross Wham but stop when right shoulder to right shoulder with the other Whammer (can add Right, Left, In or Out).

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Half Zoom 

Definition:
 

Lead dancers or those designated Cast Back.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Left Quarter Zip The Top 

Definition:
 

From a squared set: Do an all eight Left Zip the Top to move up one position (1/4) or two positions (1/2) or three positions (3/4).

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Left Rattle The Top 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Quarter In and step up to a right hand wave. Centers left arm turn 3/4 as the ends move up to make a right hand wave.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Left Reverse The Remake 

Definition:
 

Same as Reverse The Remake but start with a left arm turn 3/4.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Left Turn And Right Thru 

Definition:
 

From regular facing couples (or a left hand wave): Do a Left Turn Thru then the Belles (reverse) courtesy turn the Beaux. Finish as facing couples.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Left Zip The Top 

Definition:
 

From a left hand wave: Centers do a Zip the Centers and Roll as the ends move up a quarter. Finishes in a two faced line.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Partner Zip 

Definition:
 

Same as Single Wheel.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Partner Zip And A Quarter More 

Definition:
 

Same as Single Wheel And Roll.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Phantom The Relay 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Those designated (heads/sides) arm turn 1/4 or 3/4 as indicated to form "Phantom Circulate" formation (See Challenge Dancing's Basic Calls for Phantom Circulate). All now Phantom Circulate half to a thar. Arm turn adjacent dancer half and new centers turn the star 1/4 or 3/4 as designated to form another thar. All now turn adjacent dancer half. Finishes in a thar.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Powerhouse 

Definition:
 

From parallel lines/waves with centers in a mini-wave: Ends Circulate 1 1/2 as centers Cast 3/4 (Acey Deucey 1 1/2); very centers Trade and all (4, 6, or 8) wave dancers face the (flagpole) center.

Powerhouse 1 Thru 8 -- The number after Powerhouse designates the number of Extends to be done by those who faced the center; e.g. Powerhouse 1 would have the very centers step to a right-hand mini-wave. As in Tag the Line a facing command can be given to the wave dancers.

Gus Greene

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Quarter Pass (Thru) 

Definition:
 

From double pass thru formation: Lead couples step up until shoulder to shoulder. Finishes in one quarter tag formation.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Quarter Zip The Top 

Definition:
 

From a squared set: Move as in an All Eight zip the Top but move only one quarter position where the centers left face U-turn back to finish in wrong way promenade formation. Can also use Half Zip The Top (Same as All Eight Zip the Top above) and Three Quarter Zip The Top in which all move three positions around the square.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Quarter Zoom 

Definition:
 

Lead dancers or those designated Quarter Out and step ahead.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Rattle The Top 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Quarter In then step into a left hand wave. Centers arm turn 3/4 and ends move up to stand beside original partner. Finishes as a left hand wave.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Rebate 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves or two faced lines: Ends or centers as designated Crossrun, new ends Circulate once and a half as the new centers arm turn 3/4. Center two in the six hand wave trade, then the center diamond does a Flip The Diamond (centers diamond circulate while the points flip into the center to form a wave or two faced line) then the other center will Run and Cast (left or right) one quarter in the direction of the runner's flow. From waves, finishes in one quarter tag formation. From two faced lines, finishes with a two faced line between two two person mini waves.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Reverse The Remake 

Definition:
 

From thars, alamos, parallel waves and columns: Do a Remake with arm turn in reverse order (first the 3/4, next the half and third the 1/4).

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scoot And Plenty Circulate 

Definition:
 

From a one quarter tag formation: Do a Scoot And Plenty and the ones who "Circulate" (as many positions as designated) will be the centers after they have turned their star half. They will be doing this (Box) Circulate as the outsides are doing the single file promenade one quarter around the outside to quarter in. It is the leaders in this center box who Roll Right to a Wave.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scoot Chain The Boat 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Those facing in step ahead and Swing Thru (or Left Swing Thru) then Turn Thru (or Left Turn Thru), as those facing out step ahead, separate and walk around the outside, passing one dancer and meeting partner on the opposite side where they Pass In and all step into a wave. Right hand waves remain right hand waves and left hand waves remain left hand waves. Other starting formation: From double pass thru formation, the outsides separate; ditto for Trade By formation. From lines with centers facing in and ends facing out, the ends step forward, then Divide.

Gus Greene 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scoot Chain The Mill 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Those facing in Step Thru to Swing Thru (or Left Swing Thru) and then Turn Thru (or Left Turn Thru). Those facing out turn to face the vacated adjacent spot and promenade single file to the other side and face in as a couple. All now step into a wave. Right hand waves remain so; same with left hand waves. Other starting formations: From Trade By formation, those facing out, face right and promenade single file; from lines with centers facing in and ends facing out, ends step forward and face in, then pass each other to move to the other side of the set and face in as a pair.

Gus Greene 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scooteroo The Deucey 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves or two faced lines: The ends circulate and the center four Scoot Back. Centers only face adjacent dancer to Slide Thru. Finishes in various parallel line and wave formations.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spin Chain The Gear Line 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: Step into a Tidal Wave and arm turn half. Centers of each four hand wave arm turn 3/4 and spread then U-turn back. Centers of the Tidal Wave Trade and form two four hand stars. Stars turn 3/4, centers of the wave Trade and arm turn the one they meet 3/4 as the ends U-turn back. Finishes in parallel waves.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spin Chain Thru 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 

Definition:
 

From eight chain thru formation or parallel waves: Spin Chain Thru 1/4--all arm turn half. Spin Chain Thru 1/2--All arm turn 1/2 then centers arm turn 3/4. Spin Chain Thru 3/4--All arm turn 1/2, then centers arm turn 3/4 and the centers in the wave across the center Trade.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spin Tag The Deucey Right/Left 

Definition:
 

This variation allows those doing the Partner Tag thru to face either right or left (depending on the call) before Circulating (Chuck Besson envisioned only a right face turn in Spin Tag the Deucey as he wrote it).

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

Spin Tag The Deucey (dir)

 Spin The Deal 

Definition:
 

From facing pairs: Spin the Top, ends turn back, Wheel and Deal. Finishes as facing pairs.

Gus Greene 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spin The Deal And A Quarter More 

Definition:
 

From facing pairs: Spin the Top, ends turn back, Wheel and Deal and a Quarter More. Finishes with couples back to back.

Gus Greene 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Swing And Cross To A Line 

Definition:
 

From columns: Arm turn adjacent dancer half. Outsides then spread and the center lead dancers move up in single file between the spreaders to crossrun to an end position. Trailing centers move up to the other end position. Finishes in parallel two faced lines.

COMMENT: Usable movement, but Swing And Cross is a regular term that has a different meaning.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Tag And Cast Back 

Definition:
 

From parallel lines or waves: Tag the Line, leads Cast Back. Finishes in lines with ends facing in and centers facing out.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Tag And Cast Back In 

Definition:
 

From lines, waves or two faced lines: All Tag the Line, then the leads U-turn back (turning in toward each other) and do a Centers In between the trailing couples. Finishes in lines with centers facing in and ends facing out.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Tag And Cast Back Right/Left 

Definition:
 

Tag the Line, leads Roll Right/Left to a Wave.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Tag And Cross Cast Back 

Definition:
 

Tag the Line, leads Cross Cast Back.

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Tag Cross By 

Definition:
 

From Trade By formation: Those facing out Partner Tag. Those facing in Crosstrail Thru. Finishes in T-Bone formation.

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Taxation 

Definition:
 

From lines, waves, or two faced lines: All Quarter Tag the Line where the centers right arm turn half then Extend the Tag (to parallel waves) where all arm turn half and Extend the Tag (to 3/4 Tag formation) and the centers (trailers) arm turn a half and all Complete the Tag to take the next call (In, Out, etc.) NOTE: An unknown author re-invented this and called it Triple Tag.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Three Quarter Pass (Thru) 

Definition:
 

From double pass thru formation: As in the second half of Tag The Line Three Quarters, lead couples Pass Thru two couples to finish facing out of the set as the trailers Pass Thru one couple and stop when shoulder to shoulder with trailers from the other side. Finishes in Three Quarter Tag formation.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Three Quarter Spin Chain The Line 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: All step into a Tidal Wave and arm turn half. Centers of each four hand wave arm turn 3/4 and spread as the centers of the Tidal Wave trade. Finishes in twin facing diamonds.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Three Quarter Tag And Cast Back 

Definition:
 

From lines, waves or two faced lines: All do a 3/4 Tag then the leads Cast Back to stand on the outside of his or her own trailing dancer to form a Tidal Wave.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Three Quarter Zoom 

Definition:
 

Leads or those designated do a Cloverleaf action to face each other.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Track Four 

Definition:
 

Do the Tandem Partner Trade movement then all do a double pass thru. Finishes in completed double pass thru formation.

Gus Greene 1976

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Track Three 

Definition:
 

Do the Tandem Partner Trade movement, then all do a "3/4 Pass" (as in the second half of a 3/4 Tag the Line). Finishes in 3/4 Tag formation.

Gus Greene 1976

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Trail Thru 3/4 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Start a Crosstrail Thru, but stop when the right side dancer is in front of the left side dancer in single file. Finishes with two files of two back to back.

Gus Greene 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Triple (Grand) Scooteroo 

Definition:
 

From column formation: Do a Triple Scoot (those facing on the diagonal do a Turn Thru into adjacent spot and those facing out Flip into adjacent vacated spot). All now face adjacent dancer and Slide Thru. Finishes in eight chain thru, Trade By, double pass thru, completed double pass thru formations (or columns with various other facings depending on the sexes facing for the Slide Thru).

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Wham 

Definition:
 

From double pass thru or completed double pass thru formation, eight chain thru or Trade By formation, and from lines of four facing in or out: Call is ordinarily directed to the "leads" (when one couple is behind another), but in Trade By formation or eight chain thru, the caller designates who is to Wham. In lines, the ends are considered the leads. Can also be followed by In, Out, Right or Left. Leads (or ends, or those designated) execute a Peel Off and then pass by the other Whammer to finish back to back unless there is an In, Out, Right or Left call added.

Gus Greene 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Yankee Turn Thru 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Those indicated (generally centers) will Turn Thru or Left Turn Thru with adjacent and then Turn Thru with the free hand with the one they face. Finishes in a single file of two back to back with another single file of two.

Gus Greene 1968

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip 

Definition:
 

Designated facing or side by side (opposite facing) dancers will fold toward the person they face or are adjacent to.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip And A Quarter More From An Alamo 

Definition:
 

Must call Left Zip or Right Zip. Right Zip and a Quarter More finishes in a thar formation. Left Zip and a Quarter More finishes in a wrong way thar.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip From An Alamo 

Definition:
 

Caller must indicate whether dancers Zip with the one on their right or left by calling Left Zip or Right Zip. Finishes with centers back to back and each outside dancer looking in at a center.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip The Centers 

Definition:
 

From a wave or two faced line: Centers step forward and turn back to face each other (i.e., Centers Fold) by turning in toward each other. Ends stand pat.

Gus Greene 1967

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip The Centers And A Quarter More 

Definition:
 

From a wave or two faced line: Centers Zip and then Roll. Finishes in diamond formation.

Gus Greene 1967

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip The Ends 

Definition:
 

From a wave: All eight fold (by turning toward the adjacent dancer). Finishes with facing couples.

Gus Greene 1968

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip The Ends And A Quarter More 

Definition:
 

From a wave or two faced line: Do a Zip the Ends and then Roll. Finishes in box formation. NOTE: Zip the Ends could be called as All Eight Fold unless you were going to use this Quarter More version. The term "Fold" does not specify a direction in which the dancers must turn, nor does the term "U-turn back." This is why there is no call such as "Fold and Roll" or "U-turn back and Roll" or "U-turn Back and a Quarter More."

Gus Greene 1968

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip The Rim 

Definition:
 

From a thar: All do a Zip with adjacent dancer to finish in either Grand Right and Left or Wrong Way Grand formation.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip The Rim And A Quarter More 

Definition:
 

From a thar: Do a Zip the Rim and Roll. Finishes in Alamo formation.

Gus Greene

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zip The Top 

Definition:
 

From a right hand wave or two faced line: Centers do a Zip the Centers and Roll then join adjacent hands. Ends move up one quarter. Wave finishes in a two-faced line; two faced line finishes in a wave.

Gus Greene 1969

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

Zip The Top

 Zoom 

Definition:
 

From any formation in which one dancer faces 180 degrees away from another (the other dancer may be facing the same way or the opposite way)--i.e., from double pass thru or completed double pass thru formation and from Trade By formation (these are the "ordinary" cases). Zoom can also be done from a four person box, couples back to back, column formation, parallel waves or parallel two faced lines: Lead dancers or those designated will roll back to end in trailing dancer's position (facing the same direction as at the start) while the trailing dancers step ahead or backward into the Zoomer's original spot without changing facing direction. The next call is directed at the "steppers" (e.g., Zoom And Partner Trade--it is the steppers who are expected to do the Partner Trade).

Gus Greene 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zoom The Diamond 

Definition:
 

From twin diamond formation: Centers Zoom to the outside as the points Diamond Circulate. Finishes in one quarter tag formation (Zoomers outside facing in and the Circulators in the center wave).

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zoomroll The Diamond 

Definition:
 

From diamond formation: Centers Zoomroll (i.e., Zoom and then Roll) as the points diamond circulate. Finishes in diamond formation.

Gus Greene 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

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