trudgeon
Trudgen stroke Trudg"en stroke (Swimming) A racing stroke in which a double over-arm motion is used; -- so called from its use by an amateur named Trudgen, but often erroneously written {trudgeon}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • trudgeon — ⇒, subst. masc. Vieilli, SPORTS. Nage pratiquée avant le crawl, se caractérisant par le retournement du corps d un côté sur l autre, et le dégagement alterné des bras appuyé d un ciseau de jambes (d apr. PETIOT 1982). Prononc.:[ ], [ ]. Étymol.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trudgeon — Le trudgeon ou trudgen est une technique de nage pratiquée avant la mise au point du crawl, qui se caractérise par le retournement du corps d un côté sur l autre, et le dégagement alterné des bras[1] au dessus de l eau, accompagné d’un faible… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trudgeon — This is a locational surname of Cornish origin, recorded in the spellings of Trudgian, Trudgeon, Tregian, and several other early forms. Cornish surnames are unique amongst the Gaelic regions, in that they are the only area where locational… …   Surnames reference

  • trudgeon — trud·geon …   English syllables

  • trudgeon — noun see trudgen stroke …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christopher Trudgeon — (born 17 June 1951) was an English cricketer. He was a right handed batsman who played for Cornwall. He was born in St Austell, Cornwall, UK. Trudgeon made his only List A appearance for the side during the 1980 season, against Devon. From the… …   Wikipedia

  • dgeon — trudgeon …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Roche, Cornwall — Roche is a village and parish in the Restormel district of mid Cornwall, United Kingdom.Near the towns of Bodmin and St Austell and also the Eden Project, the village is punctuated by Roche Rock , an outcrop of granite with a ruined chapel… …   Wikipedia

  • Tregian — This is a locational surname of Cornish origin, recorded in the spellings of Trudgian, Trudgeon, Tregian, and several other early forms. Cornish surnames are unique amongst the Gaelic regions, in that they are the only area where locational… …   Surnames reference

  • Tregien — This is a locational surname of Cornish origin, recorded in the spellings of Trudgian, Trudgeon, Tregian, and several other early forms. Cornish surnames are unique amongst the Gaelic regions, in that they are the only area where locational… …   Surnames reference

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