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pole-vault

[pohl-vawlt] /ˈpoʊlˌvɔlt/
verb (used without object)
1.
to execute a pole vault.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
Related forms
pole-vaulter, noun
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Word Origin and History for pole-vaulter

pole-vault

n.

1877, from pole (n.1) + vault (n.2). As a verb from 1892 (implied in pole-vaulting). Related: Pole-vaulted.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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