a child's toy consisting of a little jointed figure made to jump or dance
by pulling a string or pushing
an attached stick
usually used in pl.
a form of exercise
in which one jumps from a standing
position, with the feet together and the arms at the sides, to a position in which
the feet are apart
and the hands touch overhead
, and then jumps back again
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