teeterboard

teeterboard

[tee-ter-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun
1.
a seesaw; teeter.
2.
a similar board used by acrobats and tumblers that propels a person into the air when another person jumps onto the opposite end.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; teeter + board

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teeterboard

noun
a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end [syn: seesaw
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