pommel horse


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pommel horse

n.
1. A piece of gymnastic equipment that consists of a padded, loaf-shaped object with two pommels on top and stands horizontal to the floor, usually on adjustable legs.
2. An athletic event in which the pommel horse is used.

pommel horse

n
gymnastics a type of vaulting horse fitted with two curved handles, used for swinging and vaulting exercises

pom′mel horse`


n.
1. a padded, somewhat cylindrical, floor-supported gymnastic apparatus with two graspable pommels on top, used by men for hand-supported balancing and swinging maneuvers.
2. the gymnastic competition involving this apparatus.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pommel horse - a gymnastic horse with a cylindrical body covered with leather and two upright handles (pommels) near the centerpommel horse - a gymnastic horse with a cylindrical body covered with leather and two upright handles (pommels) near the center; held upright by two steel supports, one at each end
gymnastic horse, horse - a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
pommel - a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
Translations
cheval d’arçons
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