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- n. An item for play or physical exercise consisting of a length of rope with a handle attached to each end, intended to be swung over and under a person jumping in a continual rhythm.
- v. Present participle of skip rope.
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- n. a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it
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He might have heard her crying as he squatted under her window while his shaved and sandaled little charges made a skipping rope of his grizzled queue, which was pieced out an extra length for that especial accommodation.