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

  • n. A swimming kick used in the breaststroke in which the knees are drawn up close to the hips and the feet are thrust outward and backward so that the legs come together when fully extended.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a swimming kick; knees are drawn upward and outward so the legs can be brought together when fully extended


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