from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In athletics, the rim surrounding the circle which marks the position of the shot-putter or hammer-thrower in making his attempt.


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  • Danforth went painfully and carefully back with this defiance, and while he was bridging the nerve-trying gap, another station with the stop-board down and red lights frantically swinging was passed with a roar and a whistle shriek.

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