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summersault

[suhm-er-sawlt] /ˈsʌm ərˌsɔlt/
noun, verb (used without object)
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  • summersault's restaurant is poolside and only open during the summer for casual lunch fare.
British Dictionary definitions for summersault

somersault

/ˈsʌməˌsɔːlt/
noun
1.
  1. a forward roll in which the head is placed on the ground and the trunk and legs are turned over it
  2. a similar roll in a backward direction
2.
an acrobatic feat in which either of these rolls are performed in midair, as in diving or gymnastics
3.
a complete reversal of opinion, policy, etc
verb
4.
(intransitive) to perform a somersault
Word Origin
C16: from Old French soubresault, probably from Old Provençal sobresaut, from sobre over (from Latin super) + saut a jump, leap (from Latin saltus)

summersault

/ˈsʌməˌsɔːlt/
noun, verb
1.
a variant spelling of somersault
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