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United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (born in 1910) Arthur Jacob Arshawsky , Artie Shaw , Shaw
United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including Black as well as White musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986) Benjamin David Goodman , Benny Goodman , Goodman , King of Swing
rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it brace
swing branch to branch brachiate
swing downward of a golf club downswing
joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other flexible joint , hinge
voter who has no allegiance to any political party and whose unpredictable decisions can swing the outcome of an election one way or the other floating voter , swing voter
swing back and forth between extremes fluctuate
pendulum with a long wire; can swing in any direction; the change in the swing plane demonstrates the earth's rotation Foucault pendulum
swing back and forth oscillate
swing to and fro oscillate , waver
pendulum's length of swing rating
hook delivered with an exaggerated swing roundhouse
United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002) Sam Snead , Samuel Jackson Snead , Snead
fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick slapshot
(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders strike
space created by the swing of a scythe or the cut of a mowing machine swath
swing used by circus acrobats trapeze
one of two persons who swing ropes for jumpers to skip over in the game of jump rope turner
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