a dive starting from a handstand at the end of a springboard or a platform with the diver’s back to the water.
(Daniel) Louis (“Satchmo”) 1900–71, U.S. jazz trumpeter and bandleader. Edwin Howard, 1890–1954, U.S. electrical engineer and inventor: developed frequency modulation. Henry (Henry Jackson) 1912–88, U.S. boxer: world featherweight champion 1937–38; world lightweight champion 1938–39; world welterweight champion 1938–40. Lance, born 1971, U.S. cyclist with seven consecutive victories (1999–2005) in the Tour-de-France. Neil A. 1930–2012, U.S. […]
to subject to arm-twisting: The unions arm-twisted the government into negotiating by threatening widespread strikes.
arkite (Gen. 10:17; 1 Chr. 1:15), a designation of certain descendants from the Phoenicians or Sidonians, the inhabitants of Arka, 12 miles north of Tripoli, opposite the northern extremity of Lebanon. Historical Examples Taurione, is remarkable, for “Taurus was an emblem of the Ark, and by Taurione was signified the arkite dove.” Tradition John Francis […]
to engage in arm wrestling.