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swallow dive

noun, Chiefly British
1.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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swallow dive

noun
1.
a type of dive in which the diver arches back while in the air, keeping his legs straight and together and his arms oustretched, finally entering the water headfirst US and Canadian equivalent swan dive
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