In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Austin and James Gibbons were light on their feet as they danced the hornpipe to the joy of all present.
- Suzanne and her sister Ann-Marie danced jogs, reels and hornpipes, to the delight of everyone present.
- She came first in the hornpipe and now qualifies to compete in the world dancing championships to be held in Ennis, County Clare at Easter.
- Small, tricky, balletic jumps and a quick circle of turns follow little hornpipe steps or a doglike shake of the body, and Boal makes the speed and detail look easy.
- The names of the sets and steps are taken from such familiar forms as the hornpipe or the soft shoe or even tap dance.
- There were no dances exclusively for the lower school either - no hornpipe or Scottish country dances.
- They competed in sections including light jigs, heavy jigs, hornpipes and Céilí dancing.
- Someone played the piano and I danced in my new green dance costume and hornpipe shoes.
- In the solo competitions Louise got first place for her hornpipe and second place for her reel and overall, out of forty eight competitors from all over Ireland, England and the North of Ireland, she was placed sixth.
- Competitors danced the Highland fling, the sword dance, the sean triubhais, the Highland reel, the sailors' hornpipe, the Irish Jig and other dances, preferably to the music of the bagpipe.
- He literally snatched the pouch out of Ziada's hands and, seemingly of their own accord, his feet did a small hornpipe.
- For example, the hornpipe must be danced between 112 and 116 [beats per minute].
- I clattered and tapped endlessly in my hornpipe shoes on the red-tile floor in the kitchen, and anywhere there was a wood or flag floor.
- Also on hand to entertain were young Irish dancers who performed reels, jigs and hornpipes.
- In my next scene, I have to dance the hornpipe towards Basil, leading a line of children some of whom are, embarrassingly, as tall as me.
- The traditional association of the hornpipe with British seamen seems to have begun in the late 18th century.
- Sylvia O'Donovans display of Irish dancing was a big hit as were the reels and hornpipes of cousins Deirdre Bonham and Gillian Reilly from the Mary Gohery school of dancing.
- But it does have a charming hornpipe danced by Charlie and a funny bit at the end.
- The Sea Cadets followed the New Trafalgar Dispatch throughout its journey, providing bands, honour guards, hornpipe dancers and club and cutlass swinging at numerous locations along the way.
- Gaelscoil dancers also performed hornpipes, sets, and even a hip-hop routine.
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