Western roll

noun

Definition of Western roll

: a technique of high jumping in which the leg farthest from the bar lifts first, the jumper's side is to the bar as the body passes over it, and a three-point landing is made on the take-off leg and both hands — compare eastern roll , scissors

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First Known Use of Western roll

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Western roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Western%20roll. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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