noun see cartwheel II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cartwheel — cartwheeler, n. /kahrt hweel , weel /, n. 1. the wheel of a cart. 2. an acrobatic feat in which a person starts from a standing position, with arms extended, and wheels the body sideways, landing first on the hands and then on the feet and… …   Universalium

  • cartwheel — I. noun Date: 1855 1. a large coin (as a silver dollar) 2. a lateral handspring with arms and legs extended II. intransitive verb Date: 1917 to move like a turning wheel; specifically to perform cartwheels • cartwheeler noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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