double Dutch

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the difficult version of jump rope in which players jump over two ropes that are swung in a crisscross manner by two turners

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What: TV movie about a rising boxing star who winds up showing off his footwork in a double-dutch jump rope contest.
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But the Bluebirds' most consistent defender, Glenn Loovens, is hoping that the Gunners go double-Dutch for the FA Cup third round showdown, and partner Dennis Bergkamp up-front with one of his best friends.
While much of the credit (as usual) is due another--in this case, producer Trevor Horn--McLaren mixed then-nascent East Coast hip-hop, radio-DJ prattle, scratching, Zulu, Brazilian and Caribbean music with layers of classical strings, percolating New Wave synthesizer, the double-Dutch rhymes of Harlem schoolgirls, and Appalachian hillbilly songs.
Felicia won one gold medal jumping rope by herself and one gold medal jumping double-dutch with her teammates, Mary Beth Arnold and Becky Jaggers.
A CASE of double-Dutch has led to a college appealing for families to play host to a group of 40 students from Holland.