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1. A buoyant board used to keep the upper body of a swimmer afloat while allowing free movement of the legs, used chiefly to improve kicking technique or develop leg strength and endurance.
2. A freestanding wall, usually made of wood and having the dimensions of a soccer goal, used typically by one or two players to practice kicking, trapping, and shooting the ball.
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(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a flat type of float, usually made of foam rubber, which a swimmer holds onto when practising leg strokes
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(ˈkɪkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

a buoyant board that is used to support the arms of a swimmer, used chiefly in practicing kicking movements.
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