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handstand

[ hand-stand ]
/ ˈhændˌstænd /
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noun
an act or instance of supporting the body in a vertical position by balancing on the palms of the hands.
verb (used without object), hand·stood, hand·stand·ing.
to perform a handstand.
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Origin of handstand

First recorded in 1895–1900; hand + stand
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British Dictionary definitions for handstand

handstand
/ (ˈhændˌstænd) /

noun
the act or instance of supporting the body on the hands alone in an upside down position
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