Definition of vaulting horse in English:

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vaulting horse

Pronunciation: /ˈvôltiNG ˌhôrs/


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A padded wooden block used for vaulting over by gymnasts and athletes.
Example sentences
  • Patterson was among many junior gymnasts opting to use the new Pegasus-style vaulting table, while others used the old vaulting horse.
  • He evaded capture for 24 hours, but was caught and taken to Stalag Luft III - already famous as the scene of the Wooden Horse escape where prisoners disguised their tunnel with a wooden vaulting horse.
  • This is British gymnastics' high-performance centre in Toxteth, equipped with springy floors - no shoes, please - and a mechanics' pit, bars, beams, rings and vaulting horses.

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Syllabification: vault·ing horse

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