handspring
noun Date: 1875 an acrobatic feat in which the body turns forward or backward in a full circle from a standing position and lands first on the hands and then on the feet

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  • handspring — /ˈhændsprɪŋ / (say handspring) noun a kind of somersault in which the body is supported upon one or both hands while turning in the air …   Australian English dictionary

  • handspring — noun A somersault made with the assistance of the hands placed upon the ground …   Wiktionary

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