Leaping pole
Leaping Leap"ing, a. & n. from {Leap}, to jump. [1913 Webster]

{Leaping house}, a brothel. [Obs.] --Shak.

{Leaping pole}, a pole used in some games of leaping.

{Leaping spider} (Zo["o]l.), a jumping spider; one of the {Saltigrad[ae]}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Leaping — Leap ing, a. & n. from {Leap}, to jump. [1913 Webster] {Leaping house}, a brothel. [Obs.] Shak. {Leaping pole}, a pole used in some games of leaping. {Leaping spider} (Zo[ o]l.), a jumping spider; one of the {Saltigrad[ae]}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leaping house — Leaping Leap ing, a. & n. from {Leap}, to jump. [1913 Webster] {Leaping house}, a brothel. [Obs.] Shak. {Leaping pole}, a pole used in some games of leaping. {Leaping spider} (Zo[ o]l.), a jumping spider; one of the {Saltigrad[ae]}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leaping spider — Leaping Leap ing, a. & n. from {Leap}, to jump. [1913 Webster] {Leaping house}, a brothel. [Obs.] Shak. {Leaping pole}, a pole used in some games of leaping. {Leaping spider} (Zo[ o]l.), a jumping spider; one of the {Saltigrad[ae]}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leaping — Synonyms and related words: anabatic, ascendant, ascending, ascensional, ascensive, beaming, beatific, beatified, blessed, blissful, bouncing, bounding, capering, cheerful, chirping, climbing, dancing, flushed with joy, gay, glad, glowing, happy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Bull-leaping — (also , from Greek gr. ταυροκαθάψια [The name of a ritual bull fight held on occasion of a festival in Thessaly (scholion to Pindar, Pythian Odes 2.78), at Smyrna (CIG 3212) and at Sinope (CIG 4157).] ) is a motif of Middle Bronze Age figurative… …   Wikipedia

  • boglet — noun a) A small patch of boggy ground. The practical Martha was in fact advancing with an improvised leaping pole that had already carried her neatly over the brook and would obviously bring Bundock over the boglet. b) A supernatural being.… …   Wiktionary

  • jumping — Synonyms and related words: bouncing, bounding, capering, hopping, hurdle race, hurdling, leaping, pole vaulting, prancing, saltant, saltation, saltatorial, saltatory, skipping, springing, steeplechase, the hurdles, timber topping, vaulting …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prancing — Synonyms and related words: bouncing, bounding, capering, hopping, hurdle race, hurdling, jumping, leaping, pole vaulting, saltant, saltation, saltatorial, saltatory, skipping, springing, steeplechase, the hurdles, timber topping, vaulting …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Midsummer — For other uses, see Midsummer (disambiguation). Midsummer Midsummer bonfire in Mäntsälä, Finland Also called Summer Solstice, Adonia, St. John s Feast Day, Līgo, Litha, M …   Wikipedia

  • Jumping — [ thumb|right|250px|A acro dancer. This is one of several types of leaps found in dance.] Jumping or leaping is an ability that most humans and many animals share to some degree. It is the process of getting one s body off the ground for a short… …   Wikipedia

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