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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Gymnastic  \Gym*nas"tic\,  Gymnastical  \Gym*nas"tic*al\,  a.  [L. 
  gymnasticus,  Gr  ?:  cf  F.  gymnastique  See  {Gymnasium}.] 
  Pertaining  to  athletic  exercises  intended  for  health, 
  defense,  or  diversion;  --  said  of  games  or  exercises,  as 
  running,  leaping,  wrestling,  throwing  the  discus,  the 
  javelin,  etc.;  also  pertaining  to  disciplinary  exercises  for 
  the  intellect;  athletic;  as  gymnastic  exercises,  contests,