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trudg·en

also trudg·eon  (trŭj′ən)
n.
A swimming stroke in which alternating overarm movements are combined with a scissors kick.

[After John Trudgen (1852-1902), British swimmer.]

trudgen

(ˈtrʌdʒən)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a type of swimming stroke that uses overarm action, as in the crawl, and a scissors kick
[C19: named after John Trudgen, English swimmer, who introduced it]
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The trudgen stroke enjoyed popularity among Australian competitive swimmers from the 1890s, especially for sprint distances.
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Trudgen, Why Warriors Lie Down and Die, Darwin, Aboriginal Resource and Development Services, 2000.
Arthur Trudgen, who learned of it from South American Indians while visiting the continent in the latter part of the 1800s.