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  • a discus thrower
  • a statue of a discus thrower
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

||Dis*cob"o*lus (?), n.; pl. Discoboli (#). [L., fr. Gr. &?;; &?; a discu + &?; to throw.] (Fine Arts) (a) A thrower of the discus. (b) A statue of an athlete holding the discus, or about to throw it.

&fist; The Discobolus of Myron was a famous statue of antiquity, and several copies or imitations of it have been preserved.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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