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sum·mer·set

 (sŭm′ər-sĕt′)
n. & v.
Variant of somerset.
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summerset

(ˈsʌməˌsɛt)
n, vb
a variant form of somersault
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.summerset - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and returnsummerset - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
tumble - an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
flip-flop - a backward somersault
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References in classic literature ?
I have seen him do the summerset several times together, upon a trencher fixed on a rope which is no thicker than a common pack-thread in England.
"But, if my devotion, as you are pleased to call my summerset, saved you, did it not save me too, for here we are, all three of us, in first-rate health?
The black, glassy eyes glittered with a kind of wicked drollery, and the thing struck up, in a clear shrill voice, an odd negro melody, to which she kept time with her hands and feet, spinning round, clapping her hands, knocking her knees together, in a wild, fantastic sort of time, and producing in her throat all those odd guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race; and finally, turning a summerset or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam-whistle, she came suddenly down on the carpet, and stood with her hands folded, and a most sanctimonious expression of meekness and solemnity over her face, only broken by the cunning glances which she shot askance from the corners of her eyes.
I spects I 's the wickedest critter in the world;" and Topsy would cut a summerset, and come up brisk and shining on to a higher perch, and evidently plume herself on the distinction.
As he paced along the margin of the lake he would burst into frequent fits of laughter, while he recollected the summerset of Hiram: and, on the whole, he thought the affair a very capital joke.
Before she has gained the surface, she throws a summerset. The instant she is on her legs, she rushes backward.
Aunt Polly entered in time to see him throw a few double summersets, deliver a final mighty hurrah, and sail through the open window, carrying the rest of the flower-pots with him.
So saying, he blew out the candle, kicked off his shoes, and groped his way up stairs; leaving his delighted young friend in an ecstasy of summersets on the pavement.
The Eastern-inspired lands of Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr, home to the catlike Kahjiit, can't match the fanservice of 2017's return to Morrowind, but the tangled jungles and scattered ruins certainly outclass Summerset's sunny uplands.
The Easterninspired lands of Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr, home to the catlike Kahjiit, can't match the fan-service of 2017's return to Morrowind, but the tangled jungles and scattered ruins certainly outclass Summerset's sunny uplands.
The Eastern-inspired lands of Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr, home to the catlike Kahjiit, can't match the fan-service of 2017's return to Morrowind, but the tangled jungles and scattered ruins certainly outclass Summerset's sunny uplands.
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