vaulting horse


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vaulting horse

n.
See vault2.
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vaulting horse

n
gymnastics a padded apparatus on legs, used for vaulting exercises. Also called: buck
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vault′ing horse`


n.
a padded, somewhat cylindrical, floor-supported gymnastic apparatus braced horizontally at an adjustable height, used in vaulting.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vaulting horse - a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongatedvaulting horse - a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
gymnastic horse, horse - a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
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Translations

vaulting horse

n (in gym) → Pferd nt
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