pommel-horse

pommel horse

noun Gymnastics.
a padded, somewhat cylindrical floor-supported apparatus, similar to a vaulting horse but having two graspable pommels on top, used by men for hand-supported balancing, rotating, and swinging maneuvers.
Also called side horse.


Origin:
1905–10

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pommel horse
 
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gymnastics a type of vaulting horse fitted with two curved handles, used for swinging and vaulting exercises

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