pommel horse

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noun Gymnastics.
  1. a padded, somewhat cylindrical floor-supported apparatus, similar to a vaulting horse but having two graspable pommels on top, used by men for hand-supported balancing, rotating, and swinging maneuvers.

Origin of pommel horse

First recorded in 1905–10
Also called side horse.
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Related Words for pommel horse

tumbling, vaulting

British Dictionary definitions for pommel horse

pommel horse

noun
  1. gymnastics a type of vaulting horse fitted with two curved handles, used for swinging and vaulting exercises
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