from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An official weighing of the participants in an athletic contest, such as in a boxing or wrestling match, in order to ensure that they weigh within the limits stipulated for the event.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The process of determining a competitor's body weight prior to an event, especially to ensure it is within the weight restrictions.


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