Pole-vaulter

pole-vault

[pohl-vawlt]
verb (used without object)
to execute a pole vault.

Origin:
1890–95

pole-vaulter, noun
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pole vault
 
n
1.  the pole vault a field event in which competitors attempt to clear a high bar with the aid of an extremely flexible long pole
2.  a single attempt in the pole vault
 
vb
3.  (intr) to perform a pole vault or compete in the pole vault
 
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n

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