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Australian crawl   /ɔstrˈeɪljən krɔl/   Listen
Australian crawl

A swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick.  Synonyms: crawl, front crawl.

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"Australian crawl" Quotes from Famous Books

... jade, records that when Balboa first saw the Pacific he plunged breast-deep into the waves, drew his sword and waved it on high, probably using for that purpose the Australian crawl stroke; and then, in that generous and carefree way of the early discoverers, claimed the ocean and all points west in the name of his Catholic Majesty, Carlos the Cutup, or Pedro the Impossible, or whoever happened to be the King of Spain for the moment. Personal investigation ...
— Roughing it De Luxe • Irvin S. Cobb

Words linked to "Australian crawl" :   swimming stroke, flutter kick, front crawl, crawl

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