pogo stick(redirected from Pogo sticking)
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A metal pole having footrests attached to a spring and a handlebar, used for recreational jumping.
[From Pogo, a former trademark.]
a stout pole with a handle at the top, steps for the feet and a spring at the bottom, so that the user can spring up, down, and along on it
[C20: of uncertain origin]
or po′go-stick`(ˈpoʊ goʊ)
a long stick with footrests and a spring, used as a toy for leaping.
[1920–25; pogo, formerly a trademark]
pogo stick- Came onto the scene around 1921, but is of uncertain etymology, possibly from "pole" and "go."
See also related terms for pole.
n → Springstock m