egg-and-spoon race


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egg-and-spoon race

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a race in which runners carry an egg balanced in a spoon
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egg-and-spoon race

[ˈegənˌspuːnˌreɪs] Njuego m del huevo con la cuchara
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