water jump

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noun

any small body of water that a horse must jump over, as in a steeplechase.

Nearby words

  1. water hole,
  2. water hyacinth,
  3. water ice,
  4. water intoxication,
  5. water jacket,
  6. water key,
  7. water leaf,
  8. water lemon,
  9. water lettuce,
  10. water level

Origin of water jump

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for water jump

water jump

noun

a ditch, brook, or pond over which athletes or horses must jump in a steeplechase or similar contest
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