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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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He started with race walking but boredom led him then to distance running and his talent as well as good co-ordination to the high jump when he was 15.
She was also second in the 200 and fourth in the 100 hurdles and high jump.
Chester-le-Street duo Adam Jefferson and Ryan Arthur came out on top in the high jump and shot putt respectively in the under-13 age group.
I'm a little disappointed with the high jump, I would have loved to get 1.
2) Amy Acuff, a three-time Olympian from UCLA, competes in the finals of the women's high jump.
Believe me, the high jump can be an exhilarating sport in that you're always trying to jump that couple of centimetres higher.
5 inches, and figures to be a top contender for an Olympic high jump medal.
4, Sprint Hurdles Eva Fox-Ford, High Jump Eve Mooney 1.
Finn Cousin Dawson - first, A 200m, long jump and high jump gold.
Along with setting a personal-best in the high jump, Crockett has been dabbling in multiple events at meets this season, and today she'll participate in her first career heptathlon during Day 1 of the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field.
Sophomore Laura Pumphrey won the high jump for the third straight weekend at a regional championship, while former Oxford High star Noelle Richard (56.