tossing the caber

[,tɔsɪŋðə'keɪbə]
"мета́ние ствола́" (шотландский национальный вид спорта; одно из главных соревнований на горском фестивале [Highland Gathering])

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • Tossing the Caber — Baumstammwerfen bei den 2000 New Hampshire Highland Games Baumstammwerfen (engl.: tossing the caber, kurz caber toss) ist eine traditionelle schottische Sportart. Es wird in Schottland schon seit Jahrhunderten betrieben und ist heute fester… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tossing the caber — see caber …   Useful english dictionary

  • caber, tossing the — ▪ Scottish sport       a Scottish athletic event consisting in throwing a “caber,” a straight, approximately 17 foot (5 metre ) long log (from which the bark has been removed) so that it turns over in the air and falls on the ground with its… …   Universalium

  • Caber toss — The caber toss is a traditional Scottish athletic event practiced at the Scottish Highland Games involving the tossing of a large wooden pole called a caber, similar to a telephone pole or power pole.Rules and techniqueThere are no uniform… …   Wikipedia

  • caber — ► NOUN ▪ a roughly trimmed tree trunk used in the Scottish Highland sport of tossing the caber. ORIGIN Scottish Gaelic cabar pole …   English terms dictionary

  • caber — UK [ˈkeɪbə(r)] / US [ˈkeɪbər] noun [countable] Word forms caber : singular caber plural cabers a heavy wooden pole thrown into the air in a Scottish sport called tossing the caber …   English dictionary

  • caber — [[t]ke͟ɪbə(r)[/t]] cabers N COUNT A caber is a long, heavy, wooden pole. It is thrown into the air as a test of strength in the traditional Scottish sport called tossing the caber …   English dictionary

  • caber — ca|ber [ keıbər ] noun count a heavy wooden pole thrown into the air in a Scottish sport called tossing the caber …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • caber — [ keɪbə] noun a roughly trimmed tree trunk used in the Scottish Highland sport of tossing the caber. Origin C16: from Sc. Gaelic cabar pole …   English new terms dictionary

  • caber — noun (C) a long heavy wooden pole that is thrown into the air as a test of strength in sports competitions in Scotland: tossing the caber …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • caber — /ˈkeɪbə / (say kaybuh) noun a pole or beam, especially one thrown as a trial of strength in the Scottish Highland game of tossing the caber. {Scottish Gaelic cabar pole} …   Australian English dictionary

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