It's a turn where you hold your partner's gaze rather than their hand.
Not officially an SCD term, though the concept does appear in some
country dances (Hand in hand if I remember correctly).
Steve Johnson wrote: > I've come across a dance description from the US that uses the term 'gypsy > turn', or perhaps more fully: "pull back right shoulders for a half gypsy > turn to own side (facing out)" > > I'm baffled! Could anyone elucidate what a 'gypsy turn' or 'half-gypsy > turn' is? It's not a phrase I've seen in any of the books or cribs. > > Best regards > -- > Steve >