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vaulting horse

noun, Gymnastics.
a padded, somewhat cylindrical floor-supported apparatus, braced horizontally at an adjustable height, used for hand support and pushing off in vaulting.
Also called long horse.
Compare pommel horse.
Origin of vaulting horse
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for vaulting horse

vaulting horse

(gymnastics) a padded apparatus on legs, used for vaulting exercises Also called buck
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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