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pommel horse

noun, Gymnastics.
a padded, somewhat cylindrical floor-supported apparatus, similar to a vaulting horse but having two graspable pommels on top, used by men for hand-supported balancing, rotating, and swinging maneuvers.
Also called side horse.
Origin of pommel horse
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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pommel horse

(gymnastics) a type of vaulting horse fitted with two curved handles, used for swinging and vaulting exercises
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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