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long horse

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noun Gymnastics.
  1. vaulting horse.

Origin of long horse

First recorded in 1930–35
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  • Long-Horse moved toward this place guided by the men we had met.

    John Ermine of the Yellowstone

    Frederic Remington

  • He had seen a few of these after the Long-Horse fight, but he was younger and did not understand.

  • Long-Horse with half of the Absaroke stopped in the strong woods high up on one side of a ravine, and I stayed with them.

  • Long-Horse and the white chief, a big man with short hair, made a long talk.

  • Long-Horse was killed, and a few Absaroke wounded, but we got many scalps, one of which is mine.