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trapeze artist

noun
1.
a person who performs, especially professionally, on a trapeze.
Also called trapezist.
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  • They had been throwing the same party so long the party looked like a worn out first edition of a trapeze artist.

  • Then came, last of all, the hose themselves, and the actual work of the performer as a trapeze artist began in earnest.

    A New Sensation Albert Ross
  • If Ruth had had any doubts about the trapeze artist and her father, she was at once disarmed when Barnabetta came down to dinner.

  • The little girls, who had not seen Barnabetta arrive in her boys apparel, were taken with the trapeze artist at once.

  • A great acrobat or trapeze artist has no recognized place in society, and his ambition is of a low character.

  • Lackaday Père took to drink, which is the last thing a trapeze artist should do.

    The Mountebank William J. Locke

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