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breaststroke

[brest-strohk, bres-] /ˈbrɛstˌstroʊk, ˈbrɛs-/
noun
1.
Swimming. a stroke, made in the prone position, in which both hands move simultaneously forward, outward, and rearward from in front of the chest while the legs move in a frog kick.
verb (used without object), breaststroked, breaststroking.
2.
to swim using the breaststroke.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; breast + stroke1
Related forms
breaststroker, noun
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breaststroke

/ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk/
noun
1.
a swimming stroke in which the arms are extended in front of the head and swept back on either side while the legs are drawn up beneath the body and thrust back together
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