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British Dictionary definitions for preacher curl

preacher curl

  1. a weightlifting exercise for the biceps in which a barbell is lifted by flexing the elbows, with the upper arms resting on an angled bench
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Word Origin

C20: from the resemblance of the exerciser using the bench to a preacher leaning over the pulpit
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