trudgen-stroke

trudgen

[truhj-uhn]
noun Swimming.
a stroke in which a double overarm motion and a scissors kick are used.
Also called trudgen stroke.


Origin:
1890–95; named after John Trudgen (1852–1902), British swimmer

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trudgen (ˈtrʌdʒən)
 
n
a type of swimming stroke that uses overarm action, as in the crawl, and a scissors kick
 
[C19: named after John Trudgen, English swimmer, who introduced it]

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