noun, verb (used without object)
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Words nearby summerset
Definition for summerset (2 of 2)
or som·er·set sum·mer·sault, sum·mer·set
verb (used without object)
Origin of somersault
Example sentences from the Web for summerset
Now hark to this, Thady; you'll throw your summerset as well as you can, and while you're throwing it.Three Courses and a Dessert|Anonymous
In an instant the woods echoed with the sharp report of my gun, when down came his owlship with a summerset to the ground.
The duke of Summerset, and other, which narrowlie escaped, fled with the quéene and prince into the bishoprike of Durham.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (3 of 6): England (3 of 9)|Raphael Holinshed
And not in a day, and merely saying to itself, "Let me do summerset!"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Iohn erle of Summerset, by the kings assignement The second sword.Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9)|Raphaell Holinshed
British Dictionary definitions for summerset
- a forward roll in which the head is placed on the ground and the trunk and legs are turned over it
- a similar roll in a backward direction