Roget category 3092. Words relating to space
› 2.4. Motion
›› 2.4.4. Motion with reference to direction
ance, caper — curvet, caracole — gambade†, gambado† — capriole, demivolt† — buck, buck jump — hop skip and jump — falcade†.
kangaroo, jerboa — chamois, goat, frog, grasshopper, flea — buckjumper† — wallaby.
jump over the moon —
buck jump —
trip it on the light fantastic toe,
trip the light fantastic,
dance oneself off one's legs,
dance off one's shoes.
on the light fantastic toe.
di salto in salto [It].
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