pole vault

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pole vault

: a vault with the aid of a pole; specifically : a field event consisting of a vault for height over a crossbar

pole-vault

play \ˈpōl-ˌvȯlt\ intransitive verb

pole-vaulter

noun

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First Known Use of pole vault

1877


POLE VAULT Defined for Kids

pole vault

noun

Definition of pole vault for Students

: a track-and-field event in which each athlete uses a pole to jump over a high bar


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