Definition of Trudgen

1. Noun. A swimming stroke in which the left and right hands are alternately raised out of the water, brought forward and drawn back through the water. A scissor kick is performed on every second stroke. ¹



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Definition of Trudgen

1. a swimming stroke [n -S]

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Literary usage of Trudgen

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1. The Art of Swimming: A Practical Working Manual, Graphically Illustrated by Richard Francis Nelligan (1906)
"THE trudgen STROKE. For distances in open water over one hundred yards, and up to about five hundred yards, no single stroke known at present can equal the ..."

2. Swimming: With Lists of Books Published in English, German, French and Other by Ralph Thomas (1904)
"In this book trudgen is used as a word with a small t, ... Surely no man ever obtained so much fame for so little as trudgen.1 The inventor of the English ..."

3. American Gymnasia and Athletic Record (1906)
"The trudgen Stroke in Swimming By Richard F. Nelligan FOR distances in open ... In the trudgen stroke, when well performed, the body rolls from side to side ..."

4. Swimming: With Lists of Books Published in English, German, French and Other by Ralph Thomas (1904)
"In this book trudgen is used as a word with a small t, ... Surely no man ever obtained so much fame for so little as trudgen.1 The inventor of the English ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"When swimming trudgen kept on the chest and lifted the upper part of his body ... Those who copied trudgen soon found it was less laborious and equally as ..."

6. Swimming by Archibald Sinclair, William Henry (1916)
"trudgen swam high out of the water, thrusting both arms in front of him, with his chest ... The ' trudgen ' stroke now used is to all intents and purposes ..."

7. Cornwall Parish Registers by William Phillimore Watts Phillimore, Thomas Taylor, J. H. Glencross, Thomas Matthews Blagg, William J. Stephens, Joseph Hambley Rowe (1907)
"12 Feb. „ Joseph Hicks, w., of S. Agnes, Scilly, & Ursula Humphries, w., of Pz., lie. ... ... 16 Feb. „ William trudgen, of ..."

8. Swimming: With Lists of Books Published in English, German, French and Other by Ralph Thomas (1904)
"In this book trudgen is used as a word with a. small t, and we find a. ... little as trudgen.1 The inventor of the English sidestroke is unknown, ..."

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