Som·er·sault Som·er·set n. A leap in which a person turns his heels over his head and lights upon his feet; a turning end over end. [Written also summersault, sommerset, summerset, etc.] “The vaulter's sombersalts.”
Now I'll only
Make him break his neck in doing a sommerset. --Beau. & Fl.
n : an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head
(either forward or backward) and return [syn: somersaulting,
v : do a somersault