[brest-strohk, bres-]
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.
to swim using the breaststroke.

1865–70; breast + stroke1

breaststroker, noun Unabridged
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breaststroke (ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk)
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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Example sentences
The animal works its way through the world with a sort of breaststroke.
He swam every morning, with a sturdy breaststroke far out to sea, the tattoo of
  a twin-tailed mermaid glistening on his shoulder.
In the fourth, the breaststroke, he's merely outstanding.
Develops endurance in strokes learned and introduces the breaststroke and
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