Caber definition

kābər
A long heavy wooden pole tossed end over end as a demonstration of strength in Scottish highland games.
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A long, heavy pole thrown end over end in a Scottish Highland game to test muscular strength.
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A long, thick log held upright at one end and tossed in the Highland games.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
caber
Plural:
cabers

Origin of caber

  • Scottish Gaelic cabar pole, beam, rafter from Vulgar Latin capriō from Latin capra she-goat chevron

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition