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a heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) that is tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of northern Scotland)

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1 -- 2) Jim Hoerricks demonstrates the caber toss, above, Saturday at the Irish Fair in Woodley Park.
Matt Schenck of Springfield was shown the finer points of the stone throw (similar to tossing a shot put) and the caber toss.
AIRS & GRACES: Caber Toss event dates from the 16th century; TRADITION: Highlands bagpiper; PULLING POWER: Battle of the Clans
competes in the caber toss at the Pikes Peak Highland Games on Saturday in Colorado Springs.
1) Caber toss (2) Highland dancing (3) Tennis CALL 0900 586 6736 and follow the instructions (61p/ min) OR TEXT the word DR3 followed by a space then your answer (1, 2 or 3), your name, full address including postcode and email address to 85858 (PS1.
Despite what many people think, a good caber toss isn't about distance, but about style, aim and technique.
Had it not been for a public appeal, the caber used in the village's Open Caber Toss since 1974 could have been firewood by now.