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straddle

1. Athletics a high-jumping technique in which the body is parallel with the bar and the legs straddle it at the highest point of the jump
2. (in poker) the stake put up after the ante in poker by the second player after the dealer
3. Irish a wooden frame placed on a horse's back to which panniers are attached
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It still didn't look like it was going to be significant, because out of the 14 guys in competition they were all straddlers except for him, and he was struggling at 6-10.
These African American straddlers (22) worked against the vocal concerns of the indigenous African American community.
Kauder gave such a rabidly nationalist speech that he pushed some of the straddlers the other way.