Loosening the grip of his knees on the apple-bough, he turned a summersault backward and landed on his feet as lightly as a cat.
What a place is this elastic floor for a "wrestle or a summersault!"
I have actually seen them turn a summersault in the water with one of these home-made craft and come up smiling!
The bulldog nearly turned a summersault to show how glad, he was.
What if the work you're toiling at sends the present taste of the town into a summersault?
Joke books, solemn as the summersault of the trick elephant in his dotage.
Does he turn a summersault or stick his tail between his ears and go over backward?'
"I'd have just said I couldn't," giggled Sunny Boy, trying to turn a summersault on the bed.
Turned a summersault down the zigzag, and be lying with a leg broken.
He saw Miss Tabby turn a summersault backward and crawl under the porch.
1850, from somersault (n.). Related: Somersaulted; somersaulting.