Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] dated
The development of the body by exercise.
- If rigid, you are more easily thrown, particularly if you are a victim of pernicious systems of physical culture which cause abnormal development, bordering on the condition known as ‘muscle-bound.’
- Romantic interest in classical statuary seems to have stimulated this growing interest in physical culture and in an association of a sound body with morality.
- The club's main aims are to improve the health and wellbeing of underprivileged children through physical culture, gymnastics, boxing, swimming and athletics.
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