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n. Northeastern US
1. See seesaw.
2. A board with one end raised so that when an acrobat or tumbler jumps onto it, another performer standing on the opposite end is tossed into the air.
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US a seesaw
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(ˈti tərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

1. a seesaw; teetertotter.
2. a similar board used by acrobats that propels a person into the air when another person jumps onto the opposite end.
[1835–45, Amer.]
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Noun1.teeterboard - a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrumteeterboard - a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
playground - yard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
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, teeter-totter
n (US) → Wippe f
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