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British a cord, usually having handles at each end, that is held in the hands and swung round and down so that the holder or others can jump over it
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Words nearby skipping-rope
skippable, skipper, skippering, skippet, skipping, skipping-rope, skip straight, Skipton, skip-tooth saw, skip tracer, skip welding
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How to use skipping-rope in a sentence
A video of George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer... skipping rope.Politicians Jumping Rope Look About as Awkward as You'd Expect|Justin Green|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had a skipping-rope in his hand and was looking fixedly at the child.Marguerite|Anatole France
A little congregation had formed 100 itself in the lane underneath my window, and was busy over a skipping-rope.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Mary put on her coat and hat and took her skipping-rope over her arm.
"You just try it," urged Martha, handing her the skipping-rope.
Grouped about her bed were a skipping-rope, a workbox—both handsomer than Janey's—and a little box besides.The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy|Mabel Henriette Spielmann