Entry from British & World English dictionary
A length of rope used for skipping, typically with a handle at each end.
- We had special skipping ropes with painted wooden handles, shaped for hands to get a firm grip.
- The children's only toys were discarded plastic strips, which they had ingeniously made into skipping ropes.
- We used to provide footballs for the boys and skipping ropes for the girls.
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