From a column arrangement in which two couples, one behind the other, on each side of the set face the center (This is called "Double Pass Thru Formation"): Dancers walk forward passing right shoulders until each dancer has passed two people. Finishes with two couples on each side of the set (one behind the other) facing out (known as Completed Double Pass Thru Formation).
Madeleine Allen 1956
This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
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