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Seann Truibhas

A Scottish Dance from the Highlands meaning 'old trousers' in the Gaelic. It is thought to be a reference to the rebellion of 1745 when Highlanders lost the battle of Culloden and were apparently banned from wearing Kilts by the English (who also banned the Bagpipes). When the law was repealed in the 1770s, the dance became a popular celebration.

Thought to have originated in Perthshire, it was originally Sean Tribhas Willichan (Willie's Old Trousers) with a tune of the same name which was already in existence. 

It is one of the dances of Highland Dance competitions.