water jump


noun

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

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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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