vaulting horse

noun Gymnastics.
  1. a padded, somewhat cylindrical floor-supported apparatus, braced horizontally at an adjustable height, used for hand support and pushing off in vaulting.
Compare pommel horse.

Origin of vaulting horse

First recorded in 1870–75
Also called long horse.
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vaulting horse

noun
  1. gymnastics a padded apparatus on legs, used for vaulting exercisesAlso called: buck
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