swimmers


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swimmers

(ˈswɪməz)
pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) Austral a swimming costume
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A platform of wood was built out from the bank, to be used for bathing by good swimmers who were not afraid of a plunge into deep water.
And at the first let him practise with helps, as swimmers do with bladders or rushes; but after a time let him practise with disadvantages, as dancers do with thick shoes.
It was all a trial of strength; our natives pulled till their oars bent again, and the crowd of swimmers shot through the water despite its roughness, with fearful rapidity.
It passed on, and Berande emerged in the bright sunshine as the three swimmers emerged from the sea.
It was believed that the search for the bodies had been a fruitless effort merely because the drowning must have occurred in mid- channel, since the boys, being good swimmers, would otherwise have escaped to shore.
As with mariners shipwrecked near a coast, it would have been better for the good swimmers if they had been able to swim still further, whereas it would have been better for the bad swimmers if they had not been able to swim at all and had stuck to the wreck.
Should our bark be upset we are five of us good swimmers, able enough to turn it over again, or if not, to hold on by it.
The swimmer scowled with a futile effort at recollection.
I was a good swimmer, and in my inflamed condition the contact of the water with my skin soothed me like cool linen.
And from the opposite bank a sinister ripple, unseen by either man, moving steadily toward the half-naked swimmer.
The panglima Ninaka of the Signana Dyaks who manned Muda Saffir's war prahu saw his chief disappear beneath the swift waters of the river, but the word of command that would have sent the boat hurriedly back to pick up the swimmer was not given.
This was an easy feat to him, for he usually attracted a crowd of spectators in the bay before the lighthouse at Marseilles when he swam there, and was unanimously declared to be the best swimmer in the port.