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pommel horse

noun

Simple Definition of pommel horse

  • : a large piece of equipment used in gymnastics that is like a very thick bench with two handles on top of it

Full Definition of pommel horse

  1. 1 :  a gymnastics apparatus for swinging and balancing feats that consists of a padded rectangular or cylindrical form with two pommels on the top and that is supported in a horizontal position above the floor

  2. 2 :  an event in which the pommel horse is used

Illustration of pommel horse

1908

First Known Use of pommel horse

1908


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