diving board

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When a neighborhood child at a pool was too afraid to jump off the diving board, there was one man who knew just what to do to show the kid how to be brave. Kamron Taylor, ajc, "95-year-old Air Force veteran shows little boy how to be brave," 12 July 2018 When a neighborhood child at a pool was too afraid to jump off the diving board, there was one man who knew just what to do to show the kid how to be brave. Kamron Taylor, ajc, "95-year-old Air Force veteran shows little boy how to be brave," 12 July 2018 When a neighborhood child at a pool was too afraid to jump off the diving board, there was one man who knew just what to do to show the kid how to be brave. Kamron Taylor, ajc, "95-year-old Air Force veteran shows little boy how to be brave," 12 July 2018 When a neighborhood child at a pool was too afraid to jump off the diving board, there was one man who knew just what to do to show the kid how to be brave. Kamron Taylor, ajc, "95-year-old Air Force veteran shows little boy how to be brave," 12 July 2018 Eden and Isaac are carried up to a high-rise diving board to face their punishment as a crowd, which includes the Waterfords and Eden’s family, watches. refinery29.com, "The Handmaid's Tale Recap Season 2, Episode 12: Gilead's Romeo & Juliet," 4 July 2018 When a neighborhood child at a pool was too afraid to jump off the diving board, there was one man who knew just what to do to show the kid how to be brave. Kamron Taylor, ajc, "95-year-old Air Force veteran shows little boy how to be brave," 12 July 2018 When a neighborhood child at a pool was too afraid to jump off the diving board, there was one man who knew just what to do to show the kid how to be brave. Kamron Taylor, ajc, "95-year-old Air Force veteran shows little boy how to be brave," 12 July 2018 During a recent pool day, Bliss spotted a young boy feeling anxious about leaping off the diving board, and took action by acting as an example, Fox & Friends reports. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "Veteran, 95, jumps off diving board to motivate scared boy," 12 July 2018

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of diving board was in 1891

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diving board

noun

English Language Learners Definition of diving board

: a board above a swimming pool, lake, etc., that people can jump off of to dive into the water

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