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doggy paddle

doggie paddle

noun
  1. a swimming stroke in which the swimmer lies on his front, paddles his hands in imitation of a swimming dog, and beats his legs up and down
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verb doggy-paddle, doggie-paddle
  1. (intr) to swim using the doggy paddle
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Also called: dog paddle
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