vaulting horse

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

Origin of vaulting horse

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for vaulting horse

vaulting horse

  1. gymnastics a padded apparatus on legs, used for vaulting exercises: Also called: buck

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