barbell

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A barbell

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Blend of bar +‎ dumbbell. The piercing is named after the exercise equipment, because of the visual resemblance.

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barbell (plural barbells)

  1. A wide steel bar with premeasured weights affixed to either end, with the central span open for the hands of the weightlifter.
  2. A piece of jewellery composed of a straight bar with a bead on each end, used as a piercing.

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