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headstand

[hed-stand] /ˈhɛdˌstænd/
noun
1.
an act or instance of supporting the body in a vertical position by balancing on the head, usually with the aid of the hands.
verb (used without object), headstood, headstanding.
2.
to perform a headstand.
Compare handstand.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; head + stand
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headstand

/ˈhɛdˌstænd/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of balancing on the head, usually with the hands as support
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