Definition of Summersaulted
1. summersault [v] - See also: summersault
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Literary usage of Summersaulted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1861)
"... and suddenly flew into the air, where he summersaulted and pirouetted and affected to lose the use of his wings and tumble from an appalling height, ..."
2. History of the Fifteenth Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers, 1862-1863 by Charles McGregor (1899)
"There was a big dent in the muzzle, a portion of which was split off. The gun had been completely summersaulted, and its bore was knocked out of round. ..."
3. The Popular Poets and Poetry of Ireland: And Choice Selections in Prose from by Richard Nagle (1887)
"I swore, and at once summersaulted down stairs; " But my vengeance all Ireland and Dublin shall see: I'll put muriate of mercury to-night in his tea — I'll ..."
4. Perjury for pay: An Exposé of the Methods and Criminal Cunning of the Modern by Willis Percival King (1906)
"Of course, nothing could be nor was proven against him, but the way he summersaulted was extremely suspicious, and, strange to say, ..."
5. Oration Delivered in the Congregational Church, Sacramento, California, July by Charles Edward Pickett (1857)
"... t For the twentieth time, abont. has this most unreliable politician. recently summersaulted, all of a sudden, into the ranks he had just been opposing. ..."