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  1. backstrokenoun

    back crawl

  2. backstrokenoun

    To swim the backstroke.

    back crawl

  3. backstrokenoun

    The pull on the tail of the rope that swings the bell through a full circle (compare handstroke)

    back crawl

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backstrokeverb

    a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back

  2. backstrokeverb

    swim on one's back

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