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Pole jumping   /poʊl dʒˈəmpɪŋ/   Listen
Pole jumping

A competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole.  Synonyms: pole jump, pole vault, pole vaulting.

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"Pole jumping" Quotes from Famous Books

... meeting. Dr. Wade told of the aims of the new Y. M. C. A.; the Methodist Scouts' gave an exhibition of pole jumping; the Elks (one member short) gave a demonstration of First-Aid bandaging, and a Red Cross woman gave a demonstration of surgery, for (as Roy said) she extracted one bone from everybody in the audience. Oh, it was a great ...
— Tom Slade with the Colors • Percy K. Fitzhugh

Words linked to "Pole jumping" :   run-up, field event

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