I believe Rick Mohr called it a Nevada twirl in one of his dances.

From: Andy Shore <square.a.sh...@gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2019 6:53:43 PM
To: Tepfer, Seth
Cc: callers
Subject: [External] Re: [Callers] Opposite StarThru and functional difference 
in LD v Slide

On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 9:57 AM Tepfer, Seth via Callers 
<callers@lists.sharedweight.net<mailto:callers@lists.sharedweight.net>> wrote:

Two questions:

1) We have box the gnat (right hand to right hand), swat the flea (left hand to 
left hand), and star thru (Lark/Gent right hand to Lady/Raven left hand). What 
is the name of the opposite of a star thru (Lark/Gent left hand to Lady/Raven 
right hand)?

MWSD offers one option, probably not a term to use  in a contra setting.

Arky Star Thru is a position dependent (rather than dance role dependent  
From Facing Couples.
Beaus do the Boys part, and Belles do the Girls part of a Star Thru.
(Everybody uses the inside hand)
Ends in Facing Couples.  

This is not exactly what you asked for, which is to use the OTHER HAND than 
typical of your role, but independent of your position.

Left Star Thru (edited slightly)
From a boy facing a girl: boy holds left hand up and girl places her right palm 
against it. boy steps forward and does a quarter left as the girl passes the 
boy left shoulders under the raised arms and does a quarter right. Finishes as 
a couple.

Note that Bob Isaacs uses "Jersey Twirl" for a wrong-side California Twirl with 
the Lark going under.

Note that California Twirl (and Jersey Twirl) are 180˚ turns, while Star Thru 
and Arky Star Thru are 90˚ turns.

/Andy Shore


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