trapeze

Part of speech: noun

A short bar, suspended by ropes, for gymnastic exercises.

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Usage examples "trapeze":

  1. Three times she went round the arena at full speed, then she was snatched from the horse's back by the long arm of M. Aristide extended from the trapeze above. - "Nine Little Goslings", Susan Coolidge.
  2. Bunny stood looking up at the trapeze. - "Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show", Laura Lee Hope.
  3. Alfred and Bindley Livingston constructed a trapeze. - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.