setting-up exercise

noun

: any of a series of gymnastic exercises used to give an erect carriage, supple muscles, and easy control of the limbs

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of setting-up exercise was circa 1900

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“Setting-up exercise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/setting-up%20exercise. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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