trapeze

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See also: trapèze

English[edit]

Woman on a trapeze.

Etymology[edit]

From French trapèze, from Latin trapezium.

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Noun[edit]

trapeze (plural trapezes)

  1. (archaic) A trapezium.
  2. A swinging horizontal bar, suspended at each end by a rope; — used by gymnasts.

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Verb[edit]

trapeze (third-person singular simple present trapezes, present participle trapezing, simple past and past participle trapezed)

  1. To swing on a trapeze