vaulting horse

noun

Definition of vaulting horse

1 : a gymnastics apparatus used in vaulting that consists of a padded rectangular or cylindrical form supported in a horizontal position above the floor
2 : an event in which vaults are made over a vaulting horse

First Known Use of vaulting horse

circa 1875, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of vaulting horse was circa 1875

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“Vaulting horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vaulting%20horse. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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