In an instant the woods echoed with the sharp report of my gun, when down came his owlship with a summerset to the ground.
And not in a day, and merely saying to itself, "Let me do summerset!"
It kan turn a summerset over backwards, or back a summersett over forwards.
Desperate as that summerset was, it has proved unsuccessful.
Mrs. Pendleton established herself at the summerset House, with her two daughters.
Well, I've another plan: and I think it must plaze you:—did you ever throw a summerset?
Now hark to this, Thady; you'll throw your summerset as well as you can, and while you're throwing it.
After hir followed the countesse of Richmond heire to the duke of summerset, which bare vp the quéenes traine.
And in the middest betweene both, he set archers, appointing the duke of summerset to guide them as their chiefteine.
The mule run away with his plow and throwed him a summerset.
1850, from somersault (n.). Related: Somersaulted; somersaulting.